VSP identifies driver killed in Russell County crash involving school bus

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UPDATE: Virginia State Police has identified the person killed in a Wednesday afternoon crash involving a school bus.

VSP says Diana L. Salyers, 56 of Nora, Virginia, was killed when her Honda CRV crossed the center line and struck a Russell County school bus head-on on Dante Road near CSX Road/Route 759 around 4 p.m.

There were no students on the bus at the time. VSP says the bus driver did suffer minor injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.


RUSSELL COUNTY, Va. (WJHL)- Virginia State Police officials are investigating after a vehicle and school bus with no children on board collided in a fatal crash.

VSP confirmed no children were on board the bus when the crash happened Wednesday just after 4 p.m. on Dante Road.

We’re told the crash is still under investigation.

Officials did confirm there was one fatality.

Stay with News Channel 11 as we continue to follow this developing story.

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