- Associated Press - Thursday, January 8, 2015

LARIMORE, N.D. (AP) - Funeral services have been scheduled for the driver of a Larimore school bus who died when the bus collided with a freight train.

Amundson Funeral Home says services for 62-year-old Max Danner will be held Monday at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Honeyford, starting at 2:30 p.m. The funeral will be followed by a reception at the American Legion Hall in Forest River, beginning at 4 p.m.

Danner and 17-year-old student Cassidy Sandstrom died in the crash Monday afternoon at a crossing outside Larimore. The crash also injured 12 other students. Authorities are still investigating what happened.

Danner is survived by his wife and four sons. His twin brother, Mel Danner, told The Associated Press that the family is grief-stricken over what happened.

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