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Minor school bus crash

Minor school bus crash

No students were injured when a small Sedan rear-ended a Brainerd School District school bus at 3:40 p.m. Wednesday on Washington Street and First Street, Kathy Mortensen, director of schools, said.

Mortensen said school bus No. 43, had picked up the last of the students at Brainerd High School and was getting ready to drop students off when the crash occurred. Mortensen said the students, about 25 of them, were transferred to another school bus and were estimated to be home about 30 minutes later than normal.

Mortensen the driver of the vehicle was not injured.

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