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Bus driver charged in Tennessee crash that killed 6 children

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>> Chattanooga police arresting the driver of the school bus, involved in a gruesome crash Monday, that killed six children. 24-year-old Johnthony Walker, charged with five counts of vehicular homicide, reckless endangerment and reckless driving. Chattanooga police chief, Fred Fletcher, calling the accident. An absolute nightmare, for the community.>> What we do know about this crash, is it was a single vehicle.
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Only the bus was involved.>> Speed, appears to have been a factor. The bus wrapping around a tree, nearly split in half. Friends and family gather outside a local hospital, Monday night shaken, sobbing and collapsed with grief. The bus was carrying kindergartners, through fifth graders. Five children died at the scene, the six are at the hospital.
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Nearly two dozen more, were hospitalized with injuries. The national transportation safety board, is opening a probe into the crash. And Tennessee governor Bill Haslam said, the state will also offer assistance.