Clemmons woman dies after being hit by bus backing up in driveway


LEXINGTON, N.C. — A woman died Friday afternoon after she was hit by a bus that was backing up while she was walking down a driveway, according to a Lexington Police Department news release.

Officers responded to the driveway on Shoaf Street around 4:07 p.m.

Brenda Wooten, 61, of Clemmons, was dropped off by a bus that shuttles people who are handicapped when she was walking down a driveway.

Police say they believe she walked behind the bus, and the bus hit her while she was in its blind spot.

She suffered life-threatening injuries when the vehicle hit her.

EMS and police performed life-saving measures, but Wooten died at the scene.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

Anyone with information related to this investigation can call Lexington police at (336) 243- 3302 or Lexington Area Crime Stoppers at (336) 243-2400.

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