South Jordan to mark 75th anniversary of tragic bus accident

Published: Wednesday, Oct. 7 2015 3:40 a.m. MDT

SOUTH JORDAN — The city will host a memorial ceremony for the 75th anniversary of a horrific accident.

On Dec. 1, 1938, a school bus carrying 39 students to Jordan High School in Sandy collided head-on with a 50-car freight train during a blizzard. A total of 26 people were killed, including 25 students.

An unveiling ceremony dedicated to the memory of the victims will be held on Monday, Dec. 2, 1 p.m. at Community Center/Heritage Park, 10778 S. Redwood Road.

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