(WMC/CNN)--Mississippi authorities are investigating a deadly school bus crash.

The Mississippi Highway Patrol says the driver was killed and at least seven children were hurt in Tuesday morning's crash.

Emergency officials in Benton County says the driver suffered a medical emergency, which caused the accident.

The bus appeared to have rolled over and landed on the side of the road.

A medical helicopter was at the scene, transporting injured children to the hospital.

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