21-year-old driver killed in Carver County crash involving school bus identified
A 21-year-old killed in a Carver County crash that involved a school bus on Tuesday has been identified.
The Hennepin County Medical Examiner said Ellen Elizabeth Follestad, from Glencoe, died from complications of multiple force injuries in the crash.
According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the crash happened at about 7:51 p.m. in the area of Highway 212 and County Road 31.
The state patrol reported the school bus was traveling north on County Road 31, making a left turn onto westbound Highway 212 when a Cadillac CTS, driven by Follestad, collided with the bus in the intersection.
Two kids, ages 12 and 14, suffered injuries that were not considered to be life-threatening. The 78-year-old bus driver was not hurt, troopers said.
Follestad was initially transported to Hennepin County Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. She was pronounced dead later on Wednesday.