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Driver dies in head-on crash with occupied bus in Tacoma

The bus driver sustained minor injuries and was taken to a local hospital. There were a few passengers on the bus, but none of them were hurt.

TACOMA, Wash. — One man died after crashing into a bus on McKinley Way in Tacoma Friday night. The bus driver sustained minor injuries.

There were some passengers on the bus, but none of them were hurt, according to the Tacoma Police Department (TPD).

A call reporting the accident came in at 8:47 p.m., according to TPD. 

The driver of an SUV was heading southbound on McKinley Way while a bus was headed northbound. Police believe the SUV crossed the center line and collided head-on with the bus. 

The adult man was pronounced dead at the scene. He was the only occupant of the SUV. 

The bus driver had minor injuries and was taken to a nearby hospital.

McKinley Way was closed for several hours overnight as emergency crews worked to clear the scene.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates. 

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