As we reported to you on Monday afternoon a Coffee County man died in a two-vehicle accident around 3pm. The vehicles involved were a Jeep Cherokee and a Coffee County school bus.
The driver of the Jeep, who lost his life in the crash was local Manchester business owner Freddie Reynolds who owned and operated Freddie’s Oyster Bar.
22 students were on board the bus along with the driver. No children were injured but the driver was slightly injured. She was taken to a local hospital for observation. All 22 students taken to North Coffee Elementary were picked up by their parents.
Dr LaDonna McFall told WMSR News that this a very difficult time. Speaking on the behalf of the Coffee County school system she conveyed sympathy to family that lost a loved one. She was also grateful no students were hurt.
Information on how the accident occurred has not been released by the Tennessee Highway Patrol.