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School bus driver charged in Hampton County crash

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A bus driver has being charged after crashing the bus he was driving on Friday morning.

The wreck happened at about 7:15 a.m. Friday on Highway 278 in just outside of Varnville. Four children were sent to a hospital after a bus wreck in Hampton County.

Thirteen children, the bus driver and two other adults were on the bus at the time of the wreck.

The bus driver Kane Carr was driving too fast for conditions, overcorrected and went into a ditch, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

No one was seriously injured, but four children were taken to the hospital for precautionary measures. The four children being evaluated at the hospital have since been released.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating the incident.

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