13-year-old boy dies following Shelbyville ISD bus wreck

LUFKIN - Texas Department of Public Safety Troopers responded to a fatal two-vehicle school bus crash on Farm-to-Market Road 139 at County Road  2552 in Shelbyville Monday afternoon.

At approximately 4 p.m., a Shelbyville Independent School District bus was turning right from Farm-to-Market Road 139 onto County Road 2552 to travel south when it was struck from behind by a 1997 Dodge pickup.

The collision caused the school bus to turnover, resulting in the death of an 11-year-old boy and injuring several other students.

Center's Light and Champion newspaper went live on their Facebook page from the scene:

This investigation is ongoing.

CBS19 will provide more information as it becomes available.

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