Family plans funeral for school bus driver killed Monday

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COLUMBUS, Ga — A funeral will be held Saturday for a Muscogee County school bus driver who was killed when his bus ran off the road Monday morning.

Roy Newman will be laid to rest at 10 a.m. at Evangel Temple on Veterans Parkway. Newman’s bus was on its way to Mathews Elementary School when it hit a tree Monday morning.

Police confirm there were seven children ages five to nine on the bus at the time. A Muscogee County School District press release confirms one girl is still in an Atlanta hospital.

All of the other kids have been treated and released.

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