School Trip Tragedy: Recognizing first responders who raced to the crash
News 12 is recognizing all of the first responders to who raced to the bus crash.
Two people were killed and at least five students were critically injured in a crash involving a bus filled with band members from Farmingdale High School on Thursday.
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Today, Orange County Sheriff Paul Arteta issued a statement saying, "Yesterday, our community was struck with an unimaginable tragedy. My heart aches for the families and loved ones of those we lost in the devastating bus accident and for those currently fighting for their lives. I want to extend a heartfelt thank you to our first responders who acted swiftly and with great compassion in the face of such heartbreak. In these moments, words seem inadequate, but please know that we stand with you, mourn with you, and will do everything in our power to support you during this heartbreaking time."