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Woman dies after SUV pushed into school bus

CORRECTIONVILLE — Authorities say a woman has died after her vehicle was rear-ended on a northwest Iowa road and pushed into the path of a school bus. Linda Zahnley, 68 of Correctionville, died in the Tuesday afternoon crash on state Highway 31. The Woodbury County Sheriff’s Office says Zahnley was stopped, waiting to turn east when her SUV was rear-ended by a pickup truck driven by 54-year-old Clifton Cockburn, of Correctionville. The crash pushed the SUV into the path of an oncoming school bus.

The driver of the bus, which was empty, was treated at a hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

The Iowa State Patrol was conducting an investigation of the crash.

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