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School Bus Accident In Dekalb County Results In One Fatality

by Ken Bernard

According to the Atlanta Journal Constitution, one person passed away this morning after a wreck between an SUV and school bus. The accident happened in DeKalb County, Georgia.

A spokesperson with the DeKalb Police Department stated the school bus was stopped at the intersection of Panthersville and Oakvale road, when an SUV approached the bus at a high rate of speed and rear-ended the bus. The driver of the SUV was fatally injured. The bus driver and one student on the bus were uninjured.

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Kenneth R. Bernard Jr. serves as the Managing Partner of Sherrod & Bernard, P.C. A native of Douglas County, Kenneth earned both his undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Georgia. He then served his country as a Judge Advocate General in the U.S. Marine Corps, attaining the rank of Captain during Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm. After his service, Ken returned home and joined forces with John Sherrod to launch Sherrod & Bernard, P.C., a law firm with a mission of providing superior legal services with a neighborly touch. In addition to his practice, Ken has served on several boards and committees, including three terms as Chairman of the University System of Georgia Foundation, Inc.