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GREENFIELD, Ind.  — Indiana State Police say the driver of a small church bus that crashed and overturned on Interstate 70, killing a 6-year-old boy, had a suspended driver's license.

The crash happened on Interstate 70 around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday. Twelve people, including 6-year-old Jacob Williams, were on the bus heading to a church youth convention in Dayton.

The driver apparently lost control and swerved off the highway. The bus hit a tree, rolled over and then caught fire.

Police say the driver, 53-year-old Charles Goodman of Gary, had a suspended license and was wanted on an arrest warrant out of Lake County for failing to appear in court for a traffic offense.

Williams and Goodman were both ejected from the bus. Williams was found underneath the bus.

Eight others were injured in the accident.

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