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Bus driver claims defamation after girl says she was bullied


FOSSTON - The school bus driver of an 8-year-old Fosston girl who said she was bullied on the bus said Monday that he had “never knowingly allowed a student to be bullied” on his route.

Oran Underdahl said in a statement that he will evaluate potential legal claims against those who made “defamatory statements” about him.

The statement included the name of his attorney, Kristi Hastings of Fergus Falls.

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