1 dead after car hits school bus, pickup

APPLE VALLEY, Minn. -- One brother was killed and another critically injured Wednesday after the car the Lakeville teens were riding in crossed into oncoming traffic and crashed into a pickup truck and a school bus.

There were no students on the bus, said Police Capt. Craig Anglin.

Eighteen-year-old Christopher Carlson, who was driving the car, died in the crash. His brother, 15-year-old Richard Carlson was injured, Anglin said.

The crash happened at 6:44 a.m. on 160th Street. Anglin said the brothers were in an eastbound car and they ended up in the path of a westbound pickup. The car collided with the pickup and then collided with the school bus, which also was westbound.

The school bus driver and the pickup driver weren't hurt.


Police said the road was slushy and wet.

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