DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Duluth police say a city bus driver suffered a medical emergency before crashing into another bus, killing a passenger.
The crash happened just after 5 a.m. Tuesday in downtown Duluth. According to police, an eastbound bus struck a stoplight and then collided with another bus coming in the opposite direction.READ MORE: COVID In Minnesota: 3 Deaths, 882 New Cases Reported; 52% Of Minnesotans 16 And Older Are Fully Vaccinated
Police say the 58-year-old driver of the eastbound bus apparently suffered a medical emergency. A passenger in the eastbound bus died. The victim is identified as 53-year-old Michael Joseph Mooney of Duluth.READ MORE: Teen Falls 5 Stories In Fruen Mill, Seriously Injured
Seventeen people were aboard the two buses, including the drivers. Nine people were treated at hospitals.
The crash remains under investigation.MORE NEWS: 'Absolutely Check Your Policies': Breezy Point Couple Learns COVID's Effect On Insurance The Hard Way
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