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A Normal West school bus was reported at 8:30 Wednesday night that it collided with a semi on I-74
near Downs.

 

Illinois State Police reported that there are two confirmed dead and eight female passengers injured. The semi driver, a 34-year old Iowa man, was killed. Team volunteer, Charles Crabtree, 72, of Normal, also died.


Three adults were transported via helicopter to area hospitals. All female passengers were transported via ambulance with non-life threatening injuries. Reports indicated that the semi was traveling eastbound in the westbound lanes on I-74, colliding head-on. 

 

Regional Radio News will have more on the story when additional updates become available. 

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