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Pine River boy killed by school bus in Cass County

A 6-year-old boy died Monday afternoon in Cass County after he was struck by a school bus.

According to a press release from the Cass County Sheriff's Office:

The boy got off the school bus at his rural Pine River home and was subsequently struck by the bus. The incident was reported at 3:20 p.m.

The boy's home is located about one mile southeast of Pine River on Hassman Hill Road.

The boy's name has not yet been released. The death remains under investigation.

Responding were the Cass County Sheriff's Office, Pine River Police Department, Minnesota State Patrol and Pine River Fire Department.