PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (WTVQ) – Thursday was a somber anniversary for people living in Floyd County 61-years ago.
A school bus crash, February 28, 1958, killed 26-students and the bus driver.
The bus collided with a tow truck, then plummeted down a hill into the Big Sandy River.
Twenty-two students managed to escape.
It took ten weeks to recover all of the bodies.