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1 student from Palm Desert H.S. on bus that crashed in northern California

By KESQ & CBS Local 2 News Staff, newsline3@kesq.com
Associated Press
City News Service
Published On: Apr 11 2014 12:56:53 PM CDT
Updated On: Apr 11 2014 02:03:42 PM CDT
KCRA bus crash scene 2

KCRA

At least 31 people were taken to local hospitals.

ORLAND, Calif. -

The principal of Palm Desert High School said one student was aboard the bus that crashed on a Northern California freeway.

The students were participating in a program that invites low-income or first-generation students to visit Humboldt State University.

Bob Hicks, the principal of Palm Desert H.S. said the student was treated at a nearby hospital for injuries and the student's family is on their way to northern California to pick  her up.

Desert Sands Unified School District spokeswoman Sherry Johnstone said the student is a senior and she suffered smoke inhalation but she's "doing very well". Her name hasn't been released.

The two drivers were killed in the crash along with three chaperones, according to CHP.

CNN reports that five youths were killed in the crash. None of the victims have been identified.

Humboldt State officials say the bus was among three they had chartered as part of the university's two-day Preview Plus program. Two of the buses were from the Los Angeles area. The other was from the Fresno area.
    
The program was scheduled to start Friday.
    
One of the buses was hit by a FedEx tractor-trailer on Thursday afternoon, killing 10 people.
    
Humboldt State officials say the other two buses made it to campus. The university is providing those students with counseling.

Here is a complete list of schools that had students aboard that
bus that crashed in Northern California, according to Humboldt State
University. The university has not provided a breakdown of school districts in which the schools are located. It is online at www.humboldt.edu/emergency.
   
-- La Sierra High
-- Adolfo Camarillo High
-- Alliance Judy Ivie Burton Tech
-- Ulysses S. Grant Senior High
-- Oxnard High
-- Eastside High
-- John C. Fremont Senior High
-- El Monte High
-- West Ranch High
-- School for the Visual Arts and
-- Environmental Charter
-- Manual Arts Senior High
-- Burroughs High
-- Mayfair High
-- Phineas Banning Senior High
-- Carson Senior High
-- Cesar E. Chavez Learning Academy
-- California Academy of Mathematics
-- Pacifica High
-- Pioneer High
-- Century High
-- Phineas Banning Senior High
-- Alliance Media Arts and Entert
-- Susan Miller Dorsey Senior High
-- Renaissance Arts Academy
-- Polytechnic High
-- Valhalla High
-- Gompers Preparatory Academy
-- Animo Inglewood Charter High
-- Woodrow Wilson Senior High
-- Middle College High
-- Palm Desert High
-- Animo Jackie Robinson Charter
-- Downey High
-- Loara High
-- Marshall Fundamental
-- Norte Vista High
-- Pomona Senior High

KESQ & CBS Local 2 is following the story closely and we'll bring you more information as soon as it's released.