Two dead in New Jersey school bus crash with 45 on board, multiple injuries

KHQ.COM - The driver of the school bus that crashed last week in New Jersey killing a student and a teacher has been charged with causing their deaths.

77-year-old Harry Muldrow has been charged with two counts of death by auto in the May 17th crash. Muldrow was driving the school bus from East Brook Middle School in Paramus to Waterloo Village carrying 38 students and 7 adults.

He allegedly made a sudden u-turn in the highway median when a dump truck collided with the bus, knocking it off its chassis.

The crash left 10-year-old Miranda Vargas and teacher Jennifer Williamson Kennedy dead.

Muldrow has had a total of 14 license suspensions, 8 speeding tickets, a careless driving ticket and a ticket for an improper turn.

State police said muldrow will be taken into custody today.  

A detention hearing is scheduled for tomorrow.

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