One killed in crash involving charter school bus

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- One person has died in a crash involving a charter school bus.

The person who was killed was driving a car that hit a utility pole at E. Shelby Drive and Millbranch.

Police identified the driver of the car as Akisha S. Bodie, 39.

The school bus was empty at the time.

It was a 2011 Freightliner Durham school bus, police said.

The car hit the bus on its front side while the bus was making a left turn onto Millbranch from Shelby Drive, police said. The car then hit a MLGW utility pole.

The bus driver, April Chrisopher, was issued a state traffic citation for failure to yield left turn resulting in death.