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The Iowa State Patrol responded to this crash Thursday involving a Cerro Gordo County transit bus and another vehicle on Highway 18 near Rudd.

CHRIS ZOELLER, MASON CITY GLOBE GAZETTE

RUDD -- An Anamosa man died from injuries after a transit bus collided with a Jeep last Thursday on the Avenue of the Saints near Rudd.

Troopers identified the driver of the 2015 Jeep as Eugene Schipper, 76, of Anamosa.

The accident occurred after 1:30 p.m. when the bus headed northbound on Glass Avenue collided with a westbound car on U.S. Highway 18, according to Iowa State Patrol.

According to the crash report, the Cerro Gordo County transit bus, driven by Mark Helmers, was crossing Highway 18 and failed to yield to the right of way Jeep.

Schipper was transported by Nora Springs Ambulance to Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa.

The bus was carrying two passengers. Passenger Shannon Nissen, 56, was injured and transported.

The accident remains under investigation.

Floyd County Sheriff's Office, Rudd Fire Department, Nora Springs Fire and Ambulance and AMR Ambulance assisted at the scene.

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