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Fatal Accident Near Central Butte

A 20 year old man is dead following a car vs bus collision this morning. Around 8:30, Morse RCMP, along with emergency services from Central Butte, responded to a two vehicle collision at an intersection on the Old 19 Road approximately 15kms West of Central Butte. A West bound car collided with a North bound school bus. The lone, 20 year old, Male driver of the car from the Central Butte area, was pronounced deceased at the scene. Notification of next of kin has been completed and RCMP will not be releasing the name of the deceased. The driver of the school bus and the six students who were passengers at the time were all checked out by EMS on scene and then released. Some sustained minor injuries. A Swift Current Traffic Reconstructionist Unit is on scene assisting with the investigation. Traffic is being re-directed and motorists in the area can expect delays and are asked to avoid the area. No further details are available at this time.

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