FERGUS FALLS -- The reigning top driver in the National Community Transit Roadeo competition will have a chance to defend his title next year.

Todd DeZurik took first place in the Minnesota Bus Roadeo last weekend in Fergus Falls. DeZurik and fellow Metro Bus Dial-A-Ride driver David Peacock finished 1st and 2nd respectively in the small bus division.

Jerry Schmitz and Mike Keller finished 4th and 5th in the large bus division.

DeZurik will represent Metro Bus at the national level again in 2018.