6-year-old killed in W. Kentucky school bus crash

May 16, 2011 - 6:28 PM

BARDWELL, Ky. (AP) — Police say a school bus returning from a field trip crashed in western Kentucky, killing a 6-year-old and injuring several other students.

Kentucky State Trooper Dean Patterson says the school bus overturned into a ditch in Carlisle County on Monday afternoon near the community of Cunningham.

He says the 29 children aboard were returning from Paducah.

Western Baptist Hospital spokeswoman Dona Rains says at least 12 people are being treated there for injuries.