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Two Dead After Train Collides With School Bus In North Dakota

At least 11 people were injured in the crash near Larimore, North Dakota.

Last updated on January 5, 2015, at 7:50 p.m. ET

Posted on January 5, 2015, at 6:19 p.m. ET

A school bus driver and a 17-year-old student were killed Monday afternoon when a train collided with the bus near Larimore, North Dakota, Valley News Live reported.

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According to the Grand Forks Herald, the bus failed to yield to the oncoming train.

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At least 11 others were injured in the crash, officials said.

The principal of Larimore Elementary School as well as emergency responders were heading toward the scene, Forum News Service reported.

Students on the bus ranged in age from elementary to high school, according to the Grand Forks Herald.

The gravel intersection near the railroad tracks has a stop sign, but no crossing arms that lower across the road.

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