Teen killed in Montgomery Co. crash

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One person is dead after a school bus and car collided in Montgomery County.

The crash happened around 5 p.m. Friday at Spencer Road and Indian Mound Drive.

Emilee Collins, a minor whose age was not released, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the coroner. Her body has been transported to the medical examiner’s office for an autopsy.

“Our entire High School family and Montgomery County School District family is heartbroken today after our student and friend died in an automobile accident yesterday afternoon,” school district administrators wrote in a Facebook post on Saturday.

Counselors and other support staff were available Saturday afternoon at the Montgomery County High School auditorium and library to help any grieving students or staff members in their time of loss.

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office and Kentucky State Police are still investigating the crash.

Family members of the victim have asked for their privacy to be respected.

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