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Van driver charged

The van driver who crashed with a Cottonwood school bus appeared in court Friday to face vehicular homicide charges, authorities said. Star Tribune

The woman said her name was Alianiss Nunez Morales, but authorities are unsure who she is, saying that she is in the country illegally and using a fake name. TwinCities.com

The woman also told authorities that she has been working in United States at a cabinet shop and living with her boyfriend in a trailer, where a search was conducted by federal immigration officers. "ICE is executing a search warrant in relation to the investigation into the crash and her identity," said State Patrol Cpl. Al Uecker. Star Tribune

The identification of the woman has sparked an immigration debate. TwinCities.com