Rice Lake woman killed in crash with school bus

  • Source: Eau Claire Leader-Telegram
  • Published: 11/21/2018 08:14 AM

A 55-year-old Rice Lake woman died when her vehicle crashed into a school bus Tuesday night in Barron County. Joy Tew was declared dead at the scene of the crash on Highway 48, just west of Rice Lake. All passengers and the driver of the bus were checked for injuries on-site and released. The bus was transporting 22 students from the Amery High School girls basketball team and four coaches at about 9:25 p.m. when the collision happened. Initial investigation shows that Tew's vehicle crossed the centerline and into the lane where the bus was traveling, according to a Barron County sheriff's office statement. The crash remains under investigation.


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