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Driver killed after pulling into path of charter bus In Caldwell Parish

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CALDWELL PARISH, La. (KNOE 8 News) - An elderly Grayson man is dead after pulling into the path of a charter bus in Caldwell Parish on Sunday evening.

On Sunday around 7:30 P.M., Troopers assigned to Louisiana State Police Troop F responded to a two vehicle fatal crash on U.S. Highway 165 four miles south of Columbia that left a Grayson man dead.


The preliminary investigation revealed that a 2002 Dodge truck, driven by 86-year-old Ted Coleman of Grayson, was attempting to enter U.S. 165 from a driveway when it pulled into the path of a 2007 MCI charter bus, driven by 61-year-old Marion McBride of Hermitage, Tennessee, that was traveling south on U.S. 165. 

Coleman was not wearing his seat belt, suffered serious injuries as a result of the crash and was transported to a hospital in Columbia where he died.  The two passengers in the Dodge, 53-year-old Sherry Waldrop of Columbia and 45-year-old Yvonne Burtz of Kelly, were not wearing their seat belts, suffered moderate injuries and were taken to a hospital in Columbia. McBride did not report any injuries.


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