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PIKE COUNTY MAN IDENTIFIED AS DRIVER IN BUS STOP HIGHWAY DEATH

October 29, 2014

  Dwight L. Moody, 88, of Delight (Pike County), has been identified as the driver of a vehicle that struck a student who had exited a Kirby School District bus earlier this week in Pike County.

  Jazmin Hernandez, 12, of Glenwood died at a Little Rock hospital after being airlifted from the scene (Monday, October 27th) near Salem along U.S. Highway 70.

  Moody was driving a Ford Explorer westbound when he struck Hernandez.  Dorothy Moody, 84, also of Delight was an occupant in the truck.

  An investigative report prepared by the Arkansas State Police was submitted today to Prosecuting Attorney Bryan Chesshir who is reviewing the report for purposes of considering criminal charges that may be filed against Moody.

  A copy of the Arkansas State Police Preliminary Fatal Crash Summary involving the school bus stop death can be found at:

  http://www.asp.state.ar.us/fatal/index.php?do=view_reports&accident_number=349&year_rec=2014