PALO PINTO COUNTY (CBSDFW.COM) – A 70-year-old man driving a pickup told DPS troopers he fell asleep while driving before hitting a school bus.READ MORE: UT Announces Longhorn Band Will Be 'Required' To Play 'The Eyes Of Texas'
It happened around 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the intersection of the north frontage road of Interstate 20 and US Highway 281
Seven students on the Crandall ISD bus were taking to area hospitals with minor injuries.READ MORE: Addison To Welcome Back Kaboom Town With 'Bigger Than Ever' Event
The pickup, driven by Charles R. Gill, 70, of Denton, failed to control its speed and struck the rear of the bus, according to DPS.
There were 27 students on the bus, ages 17 and 18, and four adults, including the driver.
The bus was traveling to tour the Tarleton State University campus. Mr. Gill was cited for fail to control speed.MORE NEWS: Shamira Wright-Sanders Charged In Connection To Fatal Shooting Of Child Inside Her Car At Walmart
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