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LATS bus hits mailbox, car on icy road

A LATS bus lost control and spun around after hitting a patch of ice on the road. (Source KSWO) A LATS bus lost control and spun around after hitting a patch of ice on the road. (Source KSWO)
After hitting the patch of ice, the bus hit a mailbox. (Source KSWO) After hitting the patch of ice, the bus hit a mailbox. (Source KSWO)
A parked car took a bit of damage after it was hit by a bus. (Source KSWO) A parked car took a bit of damage after it was hit by a bus. (Source KSWO)
Checker Wrecker was called in to help after a LATS winch broke. (Source KSWO) Checker Wrecker was called in to help after a LATS winch broke. (Source KSWO)

LAWTON, OK (KSWO) -Icy streets in Lawton are to blame for causing a city bus driver to lose control and hitting a mailbox and parked car.

It happened around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at Northwest 46th Street and Lindy Avenue. According to LATS officials, the bus driver tried to slow down when a man flagged down the bus, the bus hit a patch of ice on the road and spun out.

There were four passengers on the bus at the time.  No one was injured in the incident.

Checker Wrecker was called out to help move the bus after a LATS winch broke.

LATS made the decision to go back to their snow route after the incident.

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