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School van crash leaves students hurt in Western Minnesota

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BENSON, MN -

Eight people were injured Monday evening in a crash involving a school van and a semi in western Minnesota.

Swift County Sheriff John Holtz says seven schoolchildren were hurt, along with the woman who was driving the van.

He says all eight have been taken to hospitals but details about their injuries are not clear.

He says the children are ages eight to 16.

Holtz says the man driving the semitrailer was evaluated at the scene and released.

The crash happened near Benson, Minnesota.

The sheriff's office says the children were in a Hancock Public School transport van.

The cause of the crash is being investigated.

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