School bus involved in fatal Granville County crash

May 9, 2019

A school bus was involved in a fatal wreck in Granville County on Wednesday evening.

The crash happened at about 5:30 p.m., on U.S. Highway 15 near Reavis Road when a pick up truck hydroplaned and crashed into the school bus. The driver of the truck died, authorities said.

No students were on the bus at the time of the crash.

Francine Hart lives near where the crash happened and called 911.

“It split the truck in half. They couldn’t get him out of the vehicle. They couldn’t open the door it was a sad situation,” she said. “You couldn’t get to him because when they got here they had to pry the door to get him out.”

The driver of the bus was taken to a nearby hospital.