MURRAY – A 23-year-old Brockport man died today after his car crashed head-on with a school bus on Ridge Road just after 7 a.m., Orleans County Sheriff’s officials said.

Daniel L. Hollaert Jr. was pronounced dead at the scene after his 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt collided with the bus in the 16600 block of Ridge Road [State Route 104] near Route 237 North. Hollaert, who was eastbound when the crash occurred, had to be extricated by firefighters.

There were four children, ranging in age from 11 to 15, on the Kendall Central School District bus at the time of the crash. They and bus driver Harold F. Barnard, 72, of Kendall, were taken by ambulance to Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester with minor injuries, deputies said.

The cause of the crash was under investigation.

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