Tyler County, TX – James Craft Jr. Died In Bus Crash On US 69, 8 Hurt
Tyler County, TX (April 19, 2019) – On Wednesday, April 17, police and emergency crews responded to the scene of a church bus accident on US 69.
According to reports, a church bus was traveling into Warren on US 69 when it veered off the highway and turned onto its side and struck a tree after a passenger vehicle pulled out from a driveway in front of the bus.
One man inside the bus, 42-year-old James Craft Jr., was pronounced deceased at the scene of the incident. Two others, 62-year old Doug Sheffield from Warren and 38-year-old Robert Craig from Wildwood were transported to an area hospital in serious condition.
All of the children sustained injuries in the collision that are not considered to be life-threatening.
Our thoughts are with all of the injured victims and their families at this time.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family or families of Mr. James Craft, Jr. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
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