Fatal crash between a school bus and van near Ogilvie

Photo Courtesy: Kanabec County Sheriff's Office
Photo Courtesy: Kanabec County Sheriff's Office

- State Patrol is investigating a fatal crash north of Ogilvie, Minn between a school bus and a cargo van on Friday night.

According to the crash report, at about 4:45 [.m., a school bus was headed northbound on Highway 47 and then stopped to let some children off the bus. The bus was at a full stop with proper lights on and the stop arm out, when the bus was rear-ended by a cargo van headed north.

The driver of the van died in the crash and has not yet been identified.

Some of the students on the bus received minor injuries.

The cargo van was totaled, while the bus received "moderate" damage.

Highway 47 between 230th and 240th was closed for a couple of hours during the investigation.


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