In a devastating turn of events, at least one individual has tragically lost their life, with several others injured following a charter bus accident on I-84 in Orange County, New York, as reported by CBS New York on Thursday.
The bus involved was not traveling alone. It was one of a convoy of six buses, all carrying band students from Farmingdale High School. According to the TV station’s coverage, the students were en route to Pennsylvania at the time of the mishap.
The circumstances leading to this grievous incident remain unclear, and investigations are underway. The local community and school have been shaken by this calamity, and thoughts are pouring in for the affected families and the injured students.
Authorities are on the scene, and emergency services have been deployed to assist the victims and manage the aftermath. Further details are expected to be released as the situation unfolds.
The Farmingdale High School community, together with the wider New York and Pennsylvania communities, are rallying together in support, showcasing unity and compassion in these challenging times.
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