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Bus driver issued nearly $200 ticket

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Darwin Griffith, 72, of Osceola will have to pay a fine for crashing a bus into Squaw Creek.

According to WHO-TV of Des Moines, Griffith lead seven Clarke County school children to safety out of the back of the bus during the incident.

He was was cited for failure to maintain control of the vehicle.

Sergeant Nathan Ludwig says the Iowa State Patrol does not believe speed was a factor in the crash, but they believe poor road conditions were caused by the weather.

Authorities say this is the second time in ten days where weather contributed to the crash.

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