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Downsville child killed in bus accident

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“The driver proceeded eastbound and was unaware the younger child had been struck by the bus until one of the few remaining passengers yelled to the driver.”

The 5-year-old, John Worsham, was pronounced dead on the scene.
The bus driver, Catherine Roberson, 43, of Downsville, was not injured in the accident.

The investigation is continuing and charges against the driver are pending as well.

Union Parish Superintendent of Schools Judy Mabry was on the scene following the accident but was unavailable for comment.

Monday night, the regularly scheduled School Board meeting was

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