School Bus Accident

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School Bus Accident

Sherburn, MN – (KICD) — One person is dead following a school bus vs pickup accident.

The Minnesota State Patrol said the accident occurred around 11-am Friday on a gravel road at the intersection of 20th Avenue and 90th Street,   southwest of Sherburn.  The pickup was pulling a trailer, when it collided with the Martin County West school  bus.

The driver, whose name hasn’t been released pending notification of relatives, was killed in the collision.  The bus driver, 69-year old David Broderson of Sherburn received non-life threatening injuries, and 4-year old Chyanne Johnson of Dunnell received serious injuries in the crash, and were taken to the Fairmont Hospital, by ambulance.

Right now authorities are trying to piece together what happened and why, but because this incident involved a school bus, authorities say The Minnesota State Patrol is the lead-investigating agency.

Assisting at the scene.was the Jackson County Sheriffs Office, Martin County Sheriffs Office, Sherburn Police Department, along with Alpha Fire and Rescue, Sherburn Fire and Ambulance and Mayo One.