Virginia State Police investigating fatal crash involving school bus

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BUCKINGHAM COUNTY, Va. (WSET) -- Virginia State Police are investigating a crash involving a car and a school bus in Buckingham County.

Police say the crash occurred around 4:30 p.m. on January 31 when a car traveling south on Route 20 crossed the center line and struck an Albemarle County School Bus head on.

The bus was going North and the driver swerved in an attempt to miss the oncoming car.

The driver of the car, 32 year old Nicole Palmer from Dillwyn, Virginia, died at the scene.

The driver of the school bus was a 55 year old male. He was wearing a seat belt and had no injuries.

No students were on the school bus at the time of the crash.

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