UPDATE: Police have identified the victim in a crash on Route 13 in Veteran Thursday.

Police say Josephine Roemmelt, 88, failed to stop at the stop sign on W. Sullivanville Road and was struck by the school bus.

The driver of the bus was the only one on it and was uninjured.

The investigation is continuing.


VETERAN, N.Y. (WENY) - An 88-year-old woman is dead after a crash involving a school bus in Veteran.

The accident happened around 3:30pm at the intersection of Route 13 and W. Sullivanville Road.

Officials say the woman driving the SUV crossed Route 13 on W. Sullivanville Road when it collided with the bus traveling southbound on Route 13.

The Horseheads School District confirmed to WENY News no kids were on the bus at the time of the accident.

Police have not identified the victim or said if there were any other injuries.

Law enforcement are investigating what caused the crash.

The bus and car have been removed from the scene.

WENY is working to find out more information. Stick with us on air and online for the latest.