Sep 6, 2012 at 7:16 am
BYRON, MN (AP) - Byron Public Schools are offering grief counselors to students and staff after a 17-year-old student died when her minivan rear-ended school bus.
Olmsted County Sheriff's Sgt. Tom Claymon says Deianerah (dye-un-EHR'-uh) Logan f Pine Island struck the back of the bus Tuesday afternoon as it stopped to let student off on a county road.
Firefighters pulled the van from under the bus and extricated Logan from the ehicle. A Mayo Clinic helicopter flew her to Saint Marys Hospital in Rochester, where she died.
Logan _ nicknamed ''Deej'' _ was a student at Byron Public Schools in southeastern Minnesota.
Superintendent Jeff Elstad tells the Post-Bulletin of Rochester the mood at school is ''very somber''