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Officials investigate a fatal crash involving two vehicles and a school bus Friday morning at Route 173 and N. Kilbourne Road near Wadsworth.

Paul Valade | Staff Photographer

A school bus lies on its side as police officials investigate the crash scene at Route 173 and N. Kilbourne Road near Wadsworth Friday morning.

Paul Valade | Staff Photographer

A Jeep Wrangler sits badly damaged following a crash at Route 173 and N. Kilbourne Road near Wadsworth.

Paul Valade | Staff Photographer

Officials investigate a fatal crash involving two vehicles and a school bus Friday morning at Route 173 and N. Kilbourne Road near Wadsworth.

Paul Valade | Staff Photographer

The scene of a school bus accident in Wadsworth on Friday morning. There were minor injuries to students on the bus.

Photo courtesy ABC7 Chicago

The scene of a school bus accident in Wadsworth on Friday morning. There were minor injuries to students on the bus.

Photo courtesy ABC7 Chicago

The scene of a school bus accident in Wadsworth on Friday morning. There were minor injuries to students on the bus.

Photo courtesy ABC7 Chicago

Debris is scattered around the intersection Friday morning following a fatal crash at Route 173 and N. Kilbourne Road near Wadsworth.

Paul Valade | Staff Photographer

A school bus came to rest on its side following a crash Friday morning at Route 173 and N. Kilbourne Road near Wadsworth.

Paul Valade | Staff Photographer

Officials investigate a fatal crash involving two vehicles and a school bus Friday morning at Route 173 and N. Kilbourne Road near Wadsworth.

Paul Valade | Staff Photographer

Officials mark the pavement with spray paint at the scene of fatal crash involving two vehicles and a school bus Friday morning at Route 173 and N. Kilbourne Road near Wadsworth.

Paul Valade | Staff Photographer

Firefighters at the scene of Friday morning's fatal crash at Route 173 and N. Kilbourne Road near Wadsworth.

Paul Valade | Staff Photographer

Investigators gather evidence from the scene of a three vehicle accident, including a school bus where the driver of a Jeep Wrangler was killed on Friday, April 5, 2013, near Wadsworth, Ill. Over two dozen schoolchildren were on the bus, most receiving minor injuries.

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Investigators gather evidence from the scene of a three vehicle accident, including a school bus where the driver of a Jeep Wrangler was killed on Friday, April 5, 2013, near Wadsworth, Ill. Over two dozen schoolchildren were on the bus, most receiving minor injuries.

Associated Press

The scene of a school bus accident in Wadsworth on Friday morning. There were minor injuries to students on the bus.

Photo courtesy ABC7 Chicago

The scene of a school bus accident in Wadsworth on Friday morning. There were minor injuries to students on the bus.

Photo courtesy ABC7 Chicago

The scene of a school bus accident in Wadsworth on Friday morning. There were minor injuries to students on the bus.

Photo courtesy ABC7 Chicago

The school bus is set back on its wheels Friday afternoon following the morning's fatal accident at Route 173 and N. Kilbourne Road near Wadsworth. The drive of the Jeep Wrangler, left, was killed in the crash.

Paul Valade | Staff Photographer

A father carries his son, who was a passenger on the bus in Friday morning's school-bus crash near Wadsworth, to a waiting car after the family was reunited at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville. "He's fine. He lost a shoe."

JOE LEWNARD | Staff Photographer

Cliff Smith of Zion carries his daughter Mariah, 8, after they were reunited at Advocate-Condell Medical Center in Libertyville. She was a passenger on the school bus involved in a crash near Wadsworth.

RUSSELL LISSAU | Staff Photographer

Paul Valade/pvalade@dailyherald.com Smashed windows can be seen on the school bus involved in Friday morning's accident near Wadsworth.

Officials take photos of the bus after it was set back onto its wheels Friday afternoon.

Paul Valade | Staff Photographer

The damage to the school bus can be seen shortly after is was set back onto its wheels Friday afternoon.

Paul Valade | Staff Photographer

Gallery posted: 4/5/2013 4:00 PM

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A three-vehicle crash, including a school bus rollover, has left one motorist dead and more than two dozen students injured in unincorporated Newport Township, authorities said Friday. Officials say they are working to determine which vehicles had the right of way as they converged on the fully-signaled intersection of Route 173 and Kilbourne Road near Wadsworth moments before the crash. "It was scary," said third-grader Mariah Smith of Zion, who was on the bus.
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