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STOCKTON — Two students were taken to local hospitals with minor injuries after a school bus left the road and ended up in a cornfield this afternoon in the town of Stockton.

The crash occurred around noon on Route 380, between Pierson and Cemetery roads.

Initial reports indicated that a bus had left the road and had rolled over. The bus could be seen upright in a field with cornstocks up to its windows.

A county official on scene said it appears the driver of the bus was traveling north on Route 380 when the bus went off the road, hit a ditch, bounced out, crossed the road and ended up in the field.

It’s not immediately clear what caused the bus to exit the road.

The students, the county official said, were part of BOCES. A school representative was traveling to the scene.

Firefighters from Stockton, Cassadaga and Sinclairville responded this afternoon. The New York State Police also responded.

An adult was seen being placed in an ambulance.

This is a breaking news story and will be updated.

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