HomeWire ReportsNew Orleans Teen Struck and Killed by School Bus

New Orleans Teen Struck and Killed by School Bus

A 17-year-old student was struck and fatally injured by a New Orleans school bus on Saturday inside City Park, reported Fox 8 News.

The school bus was heading eastbound in the 100 block of Zachary Taylor Drive when the teenager walked in front of the bus and was struck, said police via the article.

The teen, identified as Belle Adelman Cannon, was reportedly transported for emergency treatment but was pronounced dead at the hospital. Cannon would have reportedly been a senior this fall. The identity of the 34-year-old school bus driver was not released. The driver was reportedly not cited or arrested at the time of the incident. According to the article, the police classified the death as a fatal accident.

The incident remains under investigation and anyone who has relevant information is urged to contact NOPD.

Related: Maryland Siblings Struck by Car After School Bus Crash
Related: Alabama Teacher and School Bus Driver Struck, Killed by School Bus
Related: 6-Year-Old Struck, Killed by Vehicle While Walking to School Bus Stop
Related: West Virginia Student Struck by Vehicle

June 2024

Read this month's magazine for a in-depth look at school bus fleet electrification. Learn more about how to plan...

Buyer’s Guide 2024

Find the latest vehicle production data and budget reports, industry trends, and contact information for state, national and federal...


Is training mechanics on high-voltage electric school buses a priority heading into the new school year?
94 votes