Mt. Zion Church bus driver charged in deadly Atlanta crash

A detective says police are still investigating the wreck.

Fulton County police say they charged the driver of the Huntsville church bus involved in the deadly June 8th wreck that claimed the life of a 17-year-old youth group member.

According to police, the unidentified driver faces charges of second-degree homicide by vehicle and failure to maintain lanes. The driver remains in the hospital.

Authorities say the crash that claimed the life of 17-year-old Sarah Harmening occurred due to the driver's attempt to merge into an occupied lane.


ABC 33/40 will update this story as new information is available.

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