Buffalo, MT Train and School Bus Collision, Mar 1998

TWO DEAD, FOUR HURT IN COLLISION OF SCHOOL BUS, TRAIN.

Buffalo, Mont. (AP) - Two teen-age brothers traveling to school through the ranch country of central Montana were killed Tuesday
when their school bus and a freight
train collided at a crossing.
Three other children and the bus driver were injured when the southbound freight train, with 50 cars and six locomotives, struck the eastbound bus shortly after 7:30 a.m.
Counselors were brought into the school to console students over the death of BEN PETERSEN, 15, and CHRISTOPHER PETERSEN, 13, his brother.
Two of the elementary school children injured in the collision about 100 miles southeast of Great Falls were treated at a hospital and released. The third was listed in stable condition.
The bus driver, whose name was withheld, was in serious condition.

Kerrville Times Texas 1998-03-11