Police id Manitou man killed in crash with bus on US-70 near Grandfield

Posted on Friday, February 16th, 2024 at 12:50 am    

TILLMAN COUNTY, OK – Police have released the identity of the driver whose vehicle collided with a school bus in southeast Tillman County in early December.

According to Texoma’s homepage.com, 59-year-old Kenny Hill was driving a 2001 Ford F-150 just west of Grandfield on US-70 when the crash occurred. Immediately following the collision, the Ford caught fire.

Hill died from injuries sustained in the incident, which happened on Monday, December 11th, and involved a Grandfield Public School Bus.

Medics transported the driver of the school bus, identified as James E. Jackson, to a local hospital. Jackson sustained multiple injuries in the accident, including leg injuries and a collapsed lung.

The ten students on the school bus were treated at a local hospital. None of them sustained serious injuries.

Authorities are still investigating the cause of the crash. Our team of writers will post further updates if we learn more.

This information is presented as a way to help keep our community safer and is not meant to be taken as legal advice. However, the Oklahoma car accident attorneys at the Abel Law Firm have helped clients secure financial compensation for their medical bills, lost wages, and other expenses. If you or someone you love has been injured in an accident involving another vehicle, contact us today for a free consultation.

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