School Bus Driver Killed in Rollover Crash in Whitefish

No students were on board the bus at the time of the accident

By Beacon Staff

A 66-year-old Columbia Falls woman was killed Tuesday morning when the school bus she was driving left the roadway and rolled on Dillon Road near Whitefish.

The Flathead County Sheriff’s Office identified the woman as Margaret Allers Juenke. There were no children on board the bus at the time of the rollover, which occurred shortly before 7 a.m. Juenke was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the wreck and was ejected from the vehicle. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Montana Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.

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