A Thomaston-Upson County school bus was involved in an accident with a utility truck Friday morning on Logtown Road in Thomaston. The school system is saddened to report that the bus driver is deceased, according to school officials.

Three students were on the bus at the time of the accident. Two of the students were transported to Upson Regional Medical Center by ambulance. Initial reports are that student injuries are minor.

“Our hearts go out to our bus driver's family and to his friends and co-workers at the Thomaston-Upson Transportation Department. We ask the community to join us in keeping the family of our bus driver, as well as our students and their families, in your thoughts and prayers and to respect their privacy during this difficult time,” school officials commented.

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