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October 13, 2013

One killed in Martin County crash

One person was killed and a child seriously hurt when a pickup truck and a bus collided on a gravel road in rural Martin County, according to the State Patrol.

The truck was westbound on 90th Street when it collided with the bus, which was driving north on 20th Avenue, just before noon on Friday. The intersection is about six miles southwest of Sherburn.

The State Patrol is not yet releasing the name of the deceased, but reported that 4-year-old Chyanne Johnston, of Dunnell, was taken to St. Marys Hospital in Rochester with serious injuries.

The girl was a passenger in the bus, driven by 69-year-old David Brodersen of Sherburn. He was taken to Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont with non life-threatening injuries.

The deceased was the driver of the truck, which had no passengers.

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