Driver, 19, in crash with charter bus dies Maryland

HAMPSTEAD, Md. (AP) — The 19-year-old driver of a car that collided with a charter bus in Maryland has died.

Citing a Baltimore County police release, The Baltimore Sun reports that 19-year-old Joel William Drawbaugh was pronounced dead at the scene Wednesday.

A police spokeswoman had said Wednesday that the teen was taken to a hospital, but the release says a requested medevac was canceled when he went into trauma arrest. Confirmation of his death was delayed pending notification of family.

A preliminary investigation indicates that the bus carrying 41 high school students had become stuck while attempting to turn, and was struck as Drawbaugh entered the intersection. Seven passengers and the bus driver were hospitalized with minor injuries.

The crash is still under investigation.


Information from: The Baltimore Sun,

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