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School bus driver charged following crash on Hwy. 151

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Max Pixel (MGN)(KWQC)
Published: Aug. 26, 2019 at 8:26 AM CDT
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Linn County authorities said one person is facing charges following a school-bus involved crash Monday morning.

The Linn County Sheriff's Office said it happened just after 8:05 a.m. in the area of Wright Brothers Boulevard and Highway 151, which is just northeast of Walford.

In a release, the sheriff's office said the driver of the bus on Wright Brothers Boulevard did not yield to an SUV on northbound Highway 151.

The driver of the SUV and school bus went to the hospital with minor injuries. They were wearing their seatbelts.

No children were on the bus, Sheriff Brian Gardner said.

Authorities said they cited the driver of the bus, Shauna Whitaker, 41, of Ely, with failure to yield.

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