Davie County bus driver dies while taking students home

School bus (Getty Images)

School bus (Getty Images)

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DAVIE COUNTY, N.C. — A Davie County High School bus driver died at the start of her route Thursday, according to a Davie County Schools news release.

Colleen Gaither had a medical emergency and the bus was able to stop safely.

All the students made it home unharmed.

Gaither died around 3:35 p.m. on Farmington Road.

She had been an employee with Davie County Schools since 1977.

Support staff were at school Friday morning to provide counseling and support for students and staff.

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