Ten-year old girl dies in Fort Gaines school bus accident - WRBL

Ten-year old girl dies in Fort Gaines school bus accident

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FORT GAINES, Ga. (AP) - A 10-year-old who died in a south Georgia school bus accident has been identified as Jordyn Doughtie.

Clay County Sheriff Roger Shivers tells WALB-TV (http://bit.ly/15prfcE ) eight people were injured in the accident Tuesday afternoon near Fort Gaines. Authorities say Doughtie and another girl were sitting near the front of the bus and were ejected during the accident on Highway 39.

The cause of the crash is under investigation. The bus was carrying students from Pataula Charter Academy and grief counselors were slates to visit the school Wednesday.

Fort Gaines is about 55 miles west of Albany, near the Alabama border.

 

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