BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — The Monroe County Coroner’s office says three suburban Indianapolis residents died in a five-vehicle crash near a construction zone outside Bloomington.

It says the crash Saturday afternoon killed 54-year-old Rose Pettus, 30-year-old Shante Lewis 29-year-old Orlando Lewis Jr., all of Greenwood.

Monroe County Sheriff Brad Swain says the crash also left a toddler riding in a minivan with the victims injured in good condition and a driver of one of the four other vehicles involved with head injuries.

Swain says a Miller Transportation bus struck the minivan from behind about 1:45 p.m., triggering a collision involving three other vehicles.

Miller Transportation issued a statement saying it was “greatly saddened for the loss of life” and offering “heartfelt condolences and prayers to the families and all those impacted by the accident.”

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