Three Caruthers Students Sprayed with Pesticides

May 14, 2009 12:00:00 AM PDT
Three Caruthers Unified students are in the hospital after being sprayed with pesticides before school Thursday morning.E.M.S. treated the two girls and one boy as soon as they got off their school bus. A Cal-Fire spokesman said they students were at a bus stop near a Caruthers vineyard when a farm tractor sprayed the area and the kids with pesticides.

The students got on the bus with about 50 others and started feeling sick when they got to school.

The 3 students are expected to be okay. Cal-Fire said the other kids on the school bus weren't exposed to the chemicals and were not in any danger.

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