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Only the drivers were injured after a pickup hit a school bus in Kandiyohi County Thursday morning.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, at about 7:20 a.m. on Dec. 8, Brian James Hinrichs, age 56, of Willmar, was following a school bus in a Ford F250 on U.S. Highway 12. Near mile post 80, the bus, driven by Debra Joy Cronen, age 66, of Kandiyohi, slowed to make a left turn, and the vehicles collided.

Hinrichs and Cronen were both taken to the hospital in Willmar with non-life threatening injuries. There were 11 students on the bus, but no student injuries were reported.

The Atwater Ambulance and CentraCare Willmar Ambulance assisted at the scene.