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Bus driver who ran red light not at fault, officials say

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — The driver of a Forsyth County school bus caught on video running a red light will not be charged.

The incident happened the morning of Sept. 23 at the intersection of Academy Street and Peters Creek Parkway in Winston-Salem.

Officials said a GPS tracker showed the bus was at the red light for more than seven minutes. The driver told authorities she decided to proceed when nobody was coming.

The Winston-Salem Department of Transportation said there was a problem with the light’s sensors.

Judging from the video, the driver appeared to be the only one on the bus.

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