RICE LAKE, Wis. — Authorities in western Wisconsin say the driver of a car has died after crashing into a school bus carrying the Amery girls' basketball team.
Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald says the crash happened around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday on Highway 48 just west of Rice Lake.
An initial investigation finds a car driven by 55-year-old Joy Tew of Rice Lake crossed the center line and struck an Amery school bus carrying the girls' basketball team of 22 students, four coaches and the bus driver. Tew died at the scene. All the students and staff were treated at the scene and released.
The crash remains under investigation.