Wreck involving Alabama school bus kills 1, injuries several

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MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Authorities have identified a woman who died when a passenger vehicle and a school bus collided in Alabama, leaving a child with minor injuries.

Mobile police said Rachel Martin, 49, was in the passenger vehicle that collided with the bus during morning rush hour on a busy street near downtown, news outlets reported. One child on the bus suffered minor injuries, fire officials said.

Photos from the scene showed a yellow bus with damage on the front driver's side and a sport-utility vehicle with most of the passenger side crushed inward.

Officers are investigating the cause of the crash, according to a tweet from police.

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