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Two killed in bus accident were from Chicago area

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Gazette Staff
October 14, 2007
— The two victims of a sport utility vehicle-school bus accident Friday night are from the Chicago area, according to the Walworth County Sheriff’s Department.

The victims were the sole occupants of a Chevy Blazer that was hit broadside by a school bus on Highway 120 after the Blazer pulled in front of the bus from Krueger Road, Walworth County Sheriff David Graves said.


The driver of the SUV was identified as Wayne W. Sieck, 47, Chicago, according to Walworth County Coroner John Griebel. The passenger was identified as Shirley J. Cebulski, 42, of Westmont, Ill. According to autopsy results, Sieck died of multiple internal injuries. An autopsy on Cebulski was scheduled for Sunday morning.


The bus was carrying about 25 Lake Geneva Badger High School junior varsity soccer players and coaches, returning from a tournament in Muskego.


The nine children that were injured, all teenagers, were transported to hospitals in Burlington and Elkhorn for minor injuries. Officials at Aurora Lakeland Medical Center and Aurora Memorial Hospital said all the students treated there had been released.


Sieck was pronounced dead at the scene, shortly after the 6:28 p.m. accident. Cebulski died at 8:21 p.m. after she was flown Lakeland Medical Center in Elkhorn to Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital in Wauwatosa.


The bus, driven by Michelle A. Goff, 41, Elkhorn, hit the Blazer on the driver’s side and pushed it about 100 feet, Graves said. The SUV then plowed head on into a tree on the east side of the road while the bus turned on its passenger side on the west shoulder of the road, Graves said.



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