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Fort Kent school bus reportedly involved in accident

FORT KENT, Maine — A Valley Rivers Middle School bus returning from a field trip out of town has been involved in an accident in New Canada, according to a parent who said she received an automated phone message from the school.

The parent, Jessica Potila of Fort Kent, said the message indicated that 7 students were being taken to the hospital for observation. She said she believed that two school buses of seventh graders were returning to the school when one was involved in an accident with a car. Her son was in the other bus, she said.

Efforts to reach school officials were not immediately successful.

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