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Police identify victims of car-bus crash

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Nov 19, 2012 at 3:23 pm

INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, Minn. (KNSI) Police have released the names of a woman and her two grandchildren killed in a fiery crash between a car and a school bus in Inver Grove Heights.

Police on Monday identified the victims as the car's driver, 70-year-old Elaine Clausen, and her two passengers, 11-year-old Laela Shawel and 4-year-old Gion Clausen-Young. All of the victims were from Inver Grove Heights.

The head-on crash happened Friday afternoon. It remains under investigation.

No children were on board the bus at the time of the crash and the 54-year-old bus driver was not hurt.

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