UPDATE: Authorities identify victim in deadly school bus crash

By Terry Kovarik | terry.kovarik@wearegreenbay.com

Published 09/03 2014 08:42AM

Updated 09/03 2014 07:31PM

PULASKI, Wis. (WFRV) - Authorities have identified the two people who were in a car that crashed into a school bus in Pulaski on Tuesday night.

The crash killed 24-year-old Shannon Hall from Athens and severely injured 27-year-old Justin Cyzan from Marathon.

The bus was full of varsity and junior varsity volleyball players from Pulaski High School.

They were returning from a match at Seymour High School around 8:45pm Tuesday when the bus was struck by a car.

It happened at the intersection of State Highway 29 westbound at State Highway 156 and Saint Augustine Road.

According to the Shawano County Sheriff's Office, the bus was going northbound from State Highway 156 across State Highway 29 to Saint Augustine Road when it was hit.

Eight students on the school bus were taken by ambulance to area hospitals. At least five additional students were taken by parents to hospitals after getting medical evaluations at the scene. In an early morning interview, Milton Thompson, Superintendent for Pulaski Community School District, told Local 5's Wendy Fleury that all the injured students are doing fine but will not be in school today.

Counselors will be on hand throughout the day at Pulaski High School as part of the district crisis plan. The district will be posting updates on their Facebook page. You can find it by clicking here The accident remains under investigation by the Shawano County Sheriff's Office and the Brown County Sheriff's Department Reconstruction Team.

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