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Royse City JV Team Bus Overturns

11-4-05 - A Royse City school bus carrying junior
varsity football players to a game overturned today along a curve.

Authorities say at least a half-dozen students were taken to
hospitals as a precaution following the accident about 40
miles southeast of Sherman.

The bus ended up on its side along Farm to Market Road 1777 in
rural Collin County.

At least eight Royse City players in uniform could be seen lying
on the ground and being treated by medical personnel.

Ambulances and medical helicopters were used to transport the
injured students.

Royse City Superintendent Mike Harris said everyone got off the
bus safely.

The school bus was carrying the players to a game with Nevada
Community.


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