Field trip students, bus driver injured

MARYSVILLE — Eleven Marysville High School students and a bus driver were injured Friday afternoon in a crash with a tractor-trailer rig on I-71 south of Mansfield.

The students were on a field trip to the prison in Mansfield after having read The Shawshank Redemption as part of a senior English class.The movie based on the book was filmed at the prison.

Reports indicate the bus was struck in the rear by the semi. The driver of the rig was cited for failure to maintain assured clear distance ahead.

The students were taken to an area hospital where their injuries were no deemed lifethreatening.