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Published February 28, 2013, 03:01 PM

Man dies after pickup hits school bus near Dickinson

DICKINSON, N.D. (AP) — Police in Dickinson say a 59-year-old man has been killed after the pickup truck he was driving struck a school bus head-on.

DICKINSON, N.D. (AP) — Police in Dickinson say a 59-year-old man has been killed after the pickup truck he was driving struck a school bus head-on.

The North Dakota Highway Patrol has not released the man's name.

Troopers say the pickup was heading south on Highway 22 about three miles north of Dickinson about 6:37 a.m. Thursday, crossed the centerline and struck a bus registered to Dickinson Public School.

The school bus driver, 62-year-old Ronald Hendricks, and a passenger in the pickup, 23-year-old Christopher Preston, of Craig, Colo., were taken to a local hospital for treatment.

There were no passengers on the bus.

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