10-year-old Missouri boy dies after falling under school bus

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POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. (AP) – Authorities say a 10-year-old Missouri boy has died after tripping and falling under a school bus.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the boy missed the bus Friday morning in Poplar Bluff and was running to catch up when he tripped and fell under the wheels.

Patrol Sgt. Clark Parrott tells television station KFVS that other students were on the bus at the time. He says the boy died at a local hospital.

Officers are continuing to investigate the death.

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