School bus accident proves fatal for student

Nov 5, 2016

A young girl was killed on Friday afternoon in an accident involving a school bus.

Kimberly Moritz, the superintendent of the Springville-Griffith Institute Central School District, notified parents of the tragedy in a recorded phone message. The Erie County Sheriff's Office reports that the victim is a 7-year-old female student, though her identity has not been released. Sheriff's deputies continue to investigate how the child became pinned under the bus.

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Counseling services will be available from 10 AM through noon today at the Springville Elementary School for those affected by the loss.