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August 28, 2012

2 treated after wreck

Woodward, Okla. — ELLIS COUNTY – Two people were treated and released at a hospital after a collision between a Shattuck school bus and a tractor-trailer Monday afternoon, said the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

The OHP said the collision happened on a county road 1 mile north and 1/2 mile east of Shattuck. There were 8 passengers on the school bus and 2 were taken to Newman Memorial Hospital where they were treated and released, the OHP said. Names of the passengers were not provided by the OHP.

According to the OHP report Faye Ann Peetoom, 59, of Gage, was driving the school bus north on a county road and Daniel Steven Spicer, 49, of Woodward, was going west on a county road in a tractor-trailer

The OHP report said Peetoom stopped the bus at a stop sign, then proceeded across the roadway and was struck by the truck.

Both drivers were wearing seatbelts and neither was injured, the OHP said.

The accident happened around 3:35 p.m. on Monday, the OHP said.

Trooper Cody Rehder investigated the accident with assistance from troopers Jake Sawatzky and Dustin McAtee.

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