1 child killed in Aiken County school bus wreck

BEECH ISLAND, S.C. — Aiken County school officials say one child has died and two other people were hurt when a tractor trailer rig collided with a special needs school bus in Beech Island.

Officials said the wreck involving a Greendale Elementary School bus happened shortly before 7 a.m. Wednesday.

South Carolina Highway Patrol Lance Cpl. Judd Jones told local media outlets that the bus driver had minor injuries. There was no word on the condition of the other child who was taken to a hospital.

The driver of the truck was not hurt.

Officials said there were eight students on the bus.