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Police identify driver killed in head-on crash with Carroll County school bus

The incident happened near Highway 113 and Spinks Road in Carroll County.

CARROLLTON, Ga. — A Carroll County school bus was involved in a head-on wreck Wednesday morning, killing the driver of an SUV, the Georgia State Patrol confirmed. 

Officials said the incident happened near Ga. Hwy. 113 and Spinks Road in Carroll County. 

The Georgia State Patrol says the driver of a Ford Explorer, identified as Sherry Penn, 53, of Temple, was traveling northbound on Hwy. 113 and crossed the center line while negotiating a curve, striking the bus head on. 

Authorities said there was one child on the bus. The bus driver and that child were checked at the scene and refused treatment. They said the child’s parent had been notified.

Return to 11Alive.com for updates on this developing story. 


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