Valpraiso, NE~~The Saunders County Sheriff’s Department says one person is dead and two people were critically injured after a pickup and school bus accident early this morning. Sheriff Kevin Stukenholtz says the accident occurred around 7:30 a.m. Thursday near the intersection of county roads H and 29. That's about six miles north-northwest of Valparaiso.
One of the men in the pickup was killed, two others were critically injured. The men were from Colfax County.
The bus carrying eleven people was from East Butler Public Schools. The students suffered only minor injuries in the accident.