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"Distraught" man boards school bus, asks for ride to Quincy

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"Distraught" man boards school bus, asks for ride to Quincy "Distraught" man boards school bus, asks for ride to Quincy
EAST WENATCHEE, Wash -

An unknown man boarded an Eastmont School District bus Thursday, asking for a ride to Quincy.  Superintendent Garn Christensen says the driver finished unloading students at a stop on Route 28 when the man approached the bus. 

"He boarded the bus, was distraught and did not appear well," Christensen stated in a news release. "He asked the driver to take him to Quincy. The driver told the man it was not a public bus and twice asked him to get off the bus."

The man refused to get off the bus, took a seat in the back and sat quietly. 

The driver notified his transportation supervisor of what had happened and proceeded to Clovis Intermediate School where he was met by law enforcement. Officers escorted the young man from the bus and had him transported to the hospital.

No students or employees were threatened or injured during the incident.

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