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Coulterville Woman Killed In Crash With Bus

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A Coulterville woman is dead and four students and a school bus driver injured after a passenger car collided head-on with the bus near Coulterville yesterday afternoon.

The CHP says the accident happened just before 3 p.m. Friday on Dexter Road north of Greeley Hill Road in Mariposa County.

The dead woman was identified as 54 year-old Patricia Todd of Coulterville. Officers say Todd and a dog in her car died at the scene.

The bus driver suffered a broken arm. Three of the 18 children on board the bus were taken to Sonora hospitals for treatment of very minor injuries.

The children, students at Coulterville-Greeley Hill Elementary School, were being transported home when the accident happened,