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Jogger Hit by School Bus in West Des Moines

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WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — A woman out for a jog Wednesday morning was hit by a school bus.

Witnesses say Courtney Schramm was in the crosswalk of Ashworth Road in West Des Moines, when a bus turned east onto Ashworth from Prairie View Drive.

Schramm was knocked to the ground by the bus. She declined to be taken to the hospital.

Ronald Smith, the driver of the school bus was cited with failure to yield to a pedestrian.

1 Comment

  • K

    As someone who has seen how WDMPS bus drivers force their way into traffic when pulling-onto Grand from Delavan, I’m surprised they are not involved in more accidents. They do not hesitate to use the ‘I’m in a bus – You don’t want to hit me’ approach, including pulling in front of cars when the drivers knows they will have to immediately stop for the railroad tracks South of EP True.

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