9 year old school bus accident victim identified

Counseling services are being offered to the school community

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PLAINFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – 22News has learned the name of the victim in Friday’s tragic bus accident.

9 year old Plainfield resident Summer Steele was dragged and run over by her school bus.

The Northwestern District Attorney’s Officer told 22News the bus driver, who was working for a company out of Gill, Massachusetts, was transporting students home from Sanderson Academy in Plainfield when the incident had taken place.

Summer Steele was rushed to Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield, but passed away just before 5 o’clock. Counseling services are being offered to the school community.

22News will continue to follow this story and bring you any new information on air and here online.

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