Jeffco Sheriff's Office reunites students with parents

Jeffco Sheriff's Office reunites students with parents

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BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) -

The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office says personnel from the sheriff's office is working to reunited stranded students with their parents.

Chief Deputy Randy Christian says deputies are using four wheel drive vehicles and automobiles with snow chains to take students from county schools to their homes or other locations where they can meet up with their family. Some students were picked up by their family as road conditions improved.

Christian says there were 63 students stranded at county schools around 3:45 p.m. on Wednesday; 40 at Clay-Chalkville Middle School, 15 at Gresham Elemenatry, 7 at Clay Elementary and 1 at Erwin Middle. All students are expected to be with their families by nightfall.

At the peak, 1,000 students were stranded at 25 Jefferson County Schools.

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