Montgomery County school bus driver charged with homicide

    A school bus driver in Montgomery County that was involved in a fatal collision last month will be charged with homicide. Frederick Poust was driving his school bus carrying 45 students, when he allegedly ran multiple stop signs before striking a Honda Civic killing one passenger.

    A school bus driver in Montgomery County that was involved in a fatal collision last month will be charged with homicide. WHYY’s Meggan Kole reports.

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    Frederick Poust was driving his school bus carrying 45 students, when he allegedly ran multiple stop signs before striking a Honda Civic killing one passenger.

    Montgomery District attorney Risa Ferman says Poust is being charged with vehicular homicide and reckless endangerment.

    Over 10- years ago Poust was involved in another fatal crash that killed a 2-year-old girl. Poust was reportedly using a cell phone at the time of the crash. A settlement was reached in that case.

    Student Transportation of America hired Poust and says they screened his driving record and did not find any reports related to the 1999 accident.

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