• Students and driver safe after school bus drives off roadway in Pierce County

    By: KIRO 7 News Staff


    PIERCE COUNTY, Wash. - Two students and a bus driver are safe after leaving the roadway and striking a fence and two parked cars in Pierce County Friday morning. 

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    “The driver stated a large black animal ran out in front of the bus as they were traveling eastbound on SR 302 approaching Goldman Drive,” Trooper Johnna Batiste said in a tweet just after 8:00 a.m. 

    SR 302 near Goldman Drive is about seven miles northwest of Gig Harbor, Wash. 

    KIRO 7 will continue to update this story as more information becomes available. 

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