Negaunee School Bus In Traffic Accident

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Michigan State Police

Michigan State Police

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Negaunee Post responded to a traffic accident yesterday afternoon involving a Negaunee school bus and a passenger vehicle.

The accident happened just after 3:00 p.m. on North Road near Kivela Road in Negaunee Township when a southbound 2006 Pontiac, driven by 29-year-old Mark Tilly of Negaunee, went out of control and struck the bus head-on.

Tilly was taken to Marquette General for minor injuries.

The driver of the bus, 64-year-old Larry Peterson of Negaunee, and all 12 student passengers were not injured.

Tilly was found at fault for the accident and was ticketed for driving too fast for conditions.

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