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Yesterday at approximately 7:03 p.m., officers from the Indiana State Police and the Wabash County Sheriff’s Department responded to a vehicle-pedestrian crash on State Road 15 near Wabash County Road 1050 South.

The preliminary crash investigation by Trooper Jeremy Perez revealed that Cindy Bowsher, 49, Spencerville, OH was driving a 2005 MCIN charter bus southbound on State Road 15 near County Road north of County Road 1050 South. James D. Gulley, 41, Lafontaine, IN was walking on State Road 15 when he was struck by the bus. It is yet to be determined if Gulley was in the road or walking on the shoulder.

Gulley was pronounced deceased at the scene. Bowsher, nor any passengers on the bus, were injured.

Bowsher was driving for Buckeye Charter Service Inc. A second charter bus was called to the scene to off load the passengers.

The crash is still under investigation.

Trooper Perez was assisted by Trooper Matt Moon..