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West Virginia School Bus Driver Was On Drugs When He Hit Utility Pole, Police Say

Source: Wayne County Sheriff's Office; MEGA

Walter Collie.

Jan. 3 2023, Published 5:00 p.m. ET

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A West Virginia school bus driver was arrested in connection to a crash that resulted in six students going to the hospital in September.

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West Virginia State police announced that Walter Collie, 43, of Genoa, West Virginia, is suspected of being under the influence of drugs when he crashed the bus into a utility pole on Sept. 12.

According to police, 40 students were aboard the bus at the time of the crash, which took place on Mill Creek Road in Fort Gay.

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Collie was arrested Jan. 3 for driving under the influence with a minor and driving under the influence causing injury, according to WSAZ.

As of the afternoon of Jan. 3, Collie was still listed as incarcerated in Wayne County.


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