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Bus Driver Arrested After Fatal Accident In Bloomington
Updated October 8, 2017 10:41 AM | Filed under: Crime
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(BLOOMINGTON) - Authorities say the driver of a bus that slammed into a stopped minivan near Bloomington, killing three people, had drugs in his system.

Indiana State Police arrested 46-year-old Brian L. Hodges of New Albany on Friday on eight counts, including three of reckless homicide.

According to Monroe County Sheriff Brad Swain, a blood test showed Hodges had amphetamine and methamphetamine in his system. It says he was traveling 65 mph in a 30 mph zone.

After the July 22 crash, Hodges told deputies he was looking down, trying to kick away ice, before he looked up and saw the minivan stopped for a lane closure on the Indiana 37 Business Route just north of Bloomington.

Killed were 54-year-old Rose Pettus, 30-year-old Shante Lewis and 29-year-old Orlando Lewis Jr. of Greenwood, Indiana.



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