Man killed after driving under bus

November 15, 2008 2:11:49 PM PST
A man died Friday after driving under a Gray's Creek High School activity bus.The wreck happened in Mebane Friday evening as Gray's Creek High School cheerleaders were headed to a playoff football game against Eastern Alamance High School.

According to an Alamance Highway Patrol spokesperson, bus driver Steven West of Fayetteville was making a turn while heading east on Hwy 70 when he turned too wide and drove into ditch.

The back end of the bus was blocking westbound traffic. West attempted to back up out of the ditch, but cars kept passing him.

William Adcock Sr., 64, of Mebane hit the back of the bus with his Honda and killed on impact.

According to Gray's Creek Athletic Director Mark Pepper, the activity bus had 16 cheerleaders and three others on board. None of them were hurt.

Investigation ongoing and charges are pending. The case is being brought to DA's office on Monday.


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