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The Prince William County school bus lot in Bristow, Va.

Virginia bus driver dies after being hit by a bus in school district lot

Victim, 62, drove a bus for the Prince William County school system.

A school bus driver in the Prince William County (Va.) district has died after being struck by a bus that was backing up in a Bristow, Va., lot.

Fox5dc.com reports that the victim, a 62-year-old man whose identity has not been disclosed, suffered fatal injuries Monday morning in the accident at the McCuin Transportation Center in Bristow.

The district says a bus was backing out of a service bay when it struck the man. No other injuries were reported, and no children were on the bus at the time of the accident.

A statement from the school district read:

"We are sad to report that a PWCS bus driver was killed this morning by a bus reportedly backing out of the service bay at McCuin Transportation Center. An investigation is underway.
We are withholding the name pending full notification of family members. A Critical Incident Team was dispatched to provide support to those dealing with the sad news. We are all saddened by the loss of our PWCS family member and our thoughts are with his family, friends, coworkers and student passengers."

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