Man dies after fall from bus

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ELLSWORTH, Wis. (AP) -- A River Falls man has died after falling out of the back of a party bus.

Police say 23-year-old Joel Velure fell out of the back door of the bus on Saturday in Ellsworth and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The bus is owned by Elijah Omweno and leased to Kilimanjaro. Omweno referred questions to his attorney, who did not immediately return a call Monday.

The death remains under investigation.
ELLSWORTH, Wis. (WEAU) – Police are investigating the death of a man who fell out of the back door of a bus during the weekend.

The Ellsworth Police Department says Joel Velure, 23, of River Falls died at the scene Saturday night. Officers responded to U.S. Highway 10 and West Hill in Ellsworth after 11 p.m. Officers say Elijah Omweno owns the bus, and leased it to Kilimanjaro LLC.

A news release from the department did not indicate why Velure fell from the bus.