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CARROLLTON, Mo.- A crash report released by the Misssouri Highway Patrol states an elderly woman was pronounced dead at an area hospital following a head-on collision west of Marshall.

According to the accident report, at around 7:30 a.m., Carolyn Lacy, 66, of Sweet Springs, was eastbound on Highway 20 at 225th Road when she crossed the center line into the path of a school bus driven by Gary Pennock, 66, of Marshall Mo., and collided head on.

Lacy was later pronounced dead at Fitzgibbon Hospital. Pennock, driver of Trinity Lutheran school bus, suffered minor injuries and was transported to Fitzgibbon Hospital for treatment. Two children are reported having injuries; Xander Wilson, 12, sustained minor injuries and Palmer Froth, 9, was moderately injured.