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Head Start bus involved in accident

Head Start bus involved in accident


Man holds child while standing outside crashed bus.

Submitted | Dekovan Begaye
This Head Start bus was involved in an accident on Navajo Route 65 near Whippoorwill Monday afternoon.

A Whippoorwill Head Start bus carrying children was involved in an accident between noon and 12:30 p.m. Monday.

Whippoorwill Chapter Vice President Dennis Tom said a chapter employee who responded to the scene reported that the bus was struck by a car that was being driven erratically.

Both vehicles ran off the road and bus ended up in a ditch.

Tom said he did not know whether anyone was injured in the accident.

No further details were available Tuesday morning.

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About The Author

Cindy Yurth

Cindy Yurth was the Tséyi' Bureau reporter, covering the Central Agency of the Navajo Nation, until her retirement on May 31, 2021. Her other beats included agriculture and Arizona state politics. She holds a bachelor’s degree in technical journalism from Colorado State University with a cognate in geology. She has been in the news business since 1980 and with the Navajo Times since 2005, and is the author of “Exploring the Navajo Nation Chapter by Chapter.”


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