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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.

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Police said the road was slushy and wet.

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