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Published January 18, 2012, 10:08 AM

Officials want changes to highway where bus rolled

DICKINSON, N.D. (AP) — Officials are calling for changes to a southwestern North Dakota highway after a bus accident involving a high school basketball team.

DICKINSON, N.D. (AP) — Officials are calling for changes to a southwestern North Dakota highway after a bus accident involving a high school basketball team.

The bus carrying the Hettinger-Scranton boys' team was traveling to Dickinson for a game on Friday went it went off a curve on state Highway 21 and rolled. Twenty-eight students and four staff members were on the bus. Most were treated for minor injuries but an assistant coach was hospitalized with a concussion.

State Rep. Mike Schatz of New England and Scranton Mayor Virgil Hendrickson tell The Dickinson Press (http://bit.ly/yIwW38 ) that they think changes should be made to the curve because it's dangerous.

The Highway Patrol says the speed limit for the curve is 45 mph.

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