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Sunday, November 1, 2009 - 5:04pm

One Student Still Hospitalized After Bus Crash

One Morehouse Band student remains in the hospital Sunday Night after suffering injuries in a bus crash.

The bus carrying members of Atlanta’s Morehouse College marching band overturned earlier today on a rain slicked freeway outside of Atlanta. From

More than 40 members of the group were traveling in two buses.

Police say the first bus flipped and landed in a ditch around 10am Saturday when the driver lost control while trying to avoid a car moving into its lane

Several band members were hospitalized briefly and released, two were treated at the region’s level 1 trauma center, Grady Hospital.

Vernon Worth is Morehouse College’s chief of police, and says state police will investigate the accident.

“They’ve not released to use the cause of the accident."

The group was headed to rival Albany College where they were slated to perform at a football game. The game was played and Morehouse lost. The college held services Sunday evening for the victims.

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