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Crash Involving Car And School Bus Injures One

Mon 12-7-2015 []

(Fairmont, Mn.)-- A collision involving a car and a school bus Saturday on Highway 15 in Martin county sent one person to the hospital. The Minnesota State Patrol says 25-year-old Skiler Hovenga of Madelia was driving a 2006 Chrysler P.T. Cruiser northbound when the vehicle crossed the center line and collided with a southbound school bus driven by 56-year-old David Lehman of Madelia. No injuries were reported to Lehman or any of the 15 passengers on the bus. Hovenga was transported by ambulance to the Mayo Health Systems in Fairmont for treatment of non life-threatening injuries.

The P.T. Cruiser was totaled; moderate damage was reported to the 2004 Blue Bird bus.

The collision took place around 7:17 a.m.

The Minnesota State Patrol was assisted by the Martin County Sheriff's Office.