Motorist, 21, killed in collision with school bus in Carver County

A motorist was fatally injured in a Tuesday night collision with a school bus in central Minnesota.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Ellen Elizabeth Follestad, 21, of Glencoe was killed in the 7:50 crash on U.S. 212 at Carver County Road 31.

Follestad’s Cadillac CTS was eastbound on Highway 212 when she collided with the school bus, which was northbound on County Road 31 and making a left turn onto westbound Highway 212.

Follestad later died at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis.

The driver of the bus, Robert Ernest Streich, 78, of Hutchinson, wasn’t injured.

Two children, ages 12 and 14, were passengers on the bus and suffered only minor injuries.

The crash remains under investigation by the State Patrol.

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