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Duck smashes school bus windshield

Tuesday, April 17, 2012
A duck smashed through the windshield of a Cumberland County school bus Tuesday morning as it was on its way to deliver students to Elizabeth Cashwell Elementary School.

A duck smashed through the windshield of a Cumberland County school bus Tuesday morning as it was on its way to deliver students to Elizabeth Cashwell Elementary School. (Image courtesy Cumberland County Schools)

A duck smashed through the windshield of a Cumberland County school bus Tuesday morning as it was on its way to deliver students to Elizabeth Cashwell Elementary School.

It happened about 7:30 a.m. on Wilmington Highway just past Arnette Park.

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The bird knocked a hole through the reinforced glass and hit the bus driver in the chest.

Amazingly, the duck survived and was taken away by a N.C. Wildlife Resources officer.

The bus driver suffered some scratches. None of the 10 students on the bus were hurt.

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