Driver Dies after Hitting Escanaba School Bus

Escanaba Public Safety says a woman whose car hit an Escanaba school bus Monday has died. The woman has been identified as Joan Lillian Sauve.

The accident happened at the intersection of 2nd Avenue North and 14th Street Monday afternoon. Police say Sauve’s car failed to stop at a stop sign. The car struck the school bus on the driver’s side of the bus.

The children on the bus were checked by Rampart EMS personnel and released. Suave was transported to OSF St Francis Hospital in Escanaba and later transported to Marquette General Hospital where she died from her injuries.