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Commissioner Schwinn Statement Regarding Meigs County Bus Crash

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 | 05:23pm

NASHVILLE, TN— In response to the fatal bus crash in Meigs County earlier this afternoon, Commissioner Penny Schwinn released the following statement: 

“I and the entire staff at the Tennessee Department of Education are deeply saddened to hear about the fatal bus crash in Meigs County earlier this afternoon. No words can express our sympathies for those lives that were lost. We send our deepest condolences to the students, families, school staff and leaders, district staff and the entire Meigs County community affected by this tragic accident and wish healing for all those injured. The department has communicated with district leaders and staff in Meigs County and surrounding areas and is mobilizing to support this community in safety response and services.”  

For Tennessee Department of Education media inquiries, contact Edu.MediaInquiries@tn.gov.   

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