The driver of this school bus died after a tree fell onto the vehicle NBC Connecticut

The driver of this school bus died after a tree fell onto the vehicle.

School bus driver in Connecticut dies after tree falls on bus

No students were on board when the Avon (Conn.) district bus crashed.

The driver of a school bus for Avon (Conn.) Public Schools has been killed after a tree fell onto the bus.

No students were on the bus.

NBC Connecticut reports that the bus was traveling on Country Club Road in Avon in windy conditions when a tree fell on the vehicle at about 8:55 a.m. The bus then hit a utility pole.

Police say the driver was the only person on the bus. His name and age have not been released.  
Country Club Road will remain closed between Old Farms and West Avon roads for a few hours, according to Avon police, and police officers, firefighters and paramedics responded to the scene.

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