According to WFAA, Bradley Farmer was being the wheel of an 18-wheeler that veered across Highway 271 before crashing into a Mt. Pleasant school bus that was carrying members of the school’s boys track team.
While the school bus driver was able to avoid a head-on collision, Angelica Beard, an assistant coach who was traveling behind the bus, was hit by the 18=wheeler. Both Beard and Farmer were pronounced dead at the scene.
18 students and the bus driver were transported to the hospital for treatment.
The official autopsy report for Farmer revealed that he had .19 mg/L of methamphetamine in his system.