Mississippi school bus driver dies from injuries suffered in wreck earlier this month with 18 wheeler

Published 4:30 pm Sunday, April 30, 2023

A Mississippi school bus driver involved in a wreck with an 18-wheeler earlier this month has died in a Tupelo hospital.

The Monroe Journal reports that Mary Louise Carothers-McMillian, 64, of Prairie, died on April 27 while being treated at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo.

McMillan was injured in a wreck that occurred shortly after 1:30 p.m. on April 13 at the intersection of Lake Lilly Road and Highway 45 Alternate.

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There were no students on board at the time of the wreck.

The Mississippi Highway Patrol continues to investigate the incident.

This is the second time a bus driver with the Aberdeen School District has died this year. In March, school bus driver Shirley Doss, died.