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Al Edenloff | Echo Press file photo On November 16, 1990 a 120-car Soo Line freight train collided with a School District 206 bus in Miltona. Two people were killed - the bus driver and a student. The crossing was marked only with warnings and stop signs, not cross arms.

Miltona train/bus crash 20 years ago

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Twenty years ago - on the morning of November 16, 1990 - every parent's worst nightmare came true in Miltona.

Shortly before 7:30 a.m., a Soo Line train collided with a District 206 school bus at the railroad crossing in downtown Miltona.


Two people were killed - the bus driver, Fred "Bud" Beman and one student, 9-year-old Kristian Rindahl of Carlos.

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