One person dead after accident involving a school bus

March 19, 2021 11:37am

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The Iowa State Patrol is investigating a Northwest Iowa school bus accident this morning that involved a fatality. Around 7:30 this morning, an accident involving a West Lyon Community School District bus was involved in a fatality crash on county road A-50, 4 miles West of Hwy 18 outside Inwood.

According to the State Patrol, the bus was stopped to pick up students when a vehicle struck it from behind. The passenger in the vehicle, a juvenile, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver, also a juvenile, was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries.

The Iowa State Patrol is still investigating the crash and names are being withheld pending notification.