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BUS BLAMED IN GIRL’S DEATH

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A preliminary investigation has confirmed that the Utah Transit Authority bus a 14-year-old girl had ridden on Wednesday ran over the girl after letting her off at Kennedy Junior High about 7:10 a.m.

Renee Courtney, 4312 S. 4000 West, died of injuries suffered in the pre-dawn accident. West Valley City police officer Mark Lorenz said the driver of the bus did not know he had hit the girl and is not being blamed for the accident.Lorenz said hair found on the front bumper of the bus was being evaluated Thursday to further confirm that the bus had hit the girl.