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State police: 2 men die in head-on collision with school bus

6 years 2 months 1 week ago Thursday, September 22 2016 Sep 22, 2016 September 22, 2016 7:57 AM September 22, 2016 in News
Source: Associated Press
By: APNewsNow

SHONGALOO, La. (AP) - Louisiana State Police say two men died when their car crash head-on in the Webster Parish school bus.

Trooper Matt Harris said in a news release the bus driver and the 47 students that were on board the bus were not injured in Wednesday's crash.

The accident happened on Louisiana Highway 2 near Shongaloo.

Harris identified the victims as the car's driver, 35-year-old Freddy Bryant of Shongaloo, and his passenger, 29-year-old Gary Matlock of Plain Dealing.

Harris says Bryant was eastbound at a high rate of speed when his lost control of his car, across the center line and collided with the bus driven by 67-year-old Michael Timmons of Sarepta.

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