A 27-year-old man was struck and killed by a school bus while walking near the intersection of Cedar Avenue South and East 28th Street in the Phillips neighborhood of Minneapolis. Sadly Josue Gochez Perez, who was on his way home from work, died at the scene. The tragic crash happened early Monday morning. According to the Minneapolis Police Department, Josue was walking east on 28th Street when the bus struck him as it turned left onto Cedar Avenue. An eight-year-old student was on the bus at the time of the crash. The student was not injured and was safely transported to school at the River Bend Education Center in north Minneapolis. The school district had contracted with Septran Inc. for the bus and the driver. Septran is part of National Express LLC, which is one of the largest transportation providers in North America.
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If your family member died in a school bus accident, you may be entitled to file a wrongful death lawsuit on their behalf. An experienced accident attorney will be able to help you sue the school district, the bus company, and any other liable parties. While no amount of money could ever make up for your loss, pursuing a wrongful death claim can provide compensation for things like funeral expenses, unpaid medical bills, loss of income, and other damages.
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