Fayette County sheriff's officials were called to the scene of an accident involving a school bus that was occupied by students Monday morning.

Authorities received a report about the crash around 7:45 AM. The mishap happened just east of Maynoard, near the intersection of "M" Avenue and 100th Street.

Sheriff's officials said the driver, Michael Carey, 78, of Fayette, was attempting to back up a West Central School District bus, when the vehicle slid into a ditch.

Officials noted that students were on the bus at the time of the accident, but no one was injured.  Damage was also minimal.


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