INDIAN LAND – A 56-year-old Indian Land man died after he crashed into the back of a Lancaster County School District bus loaded with elementary school students Thursday afternoon.
Thomas Lee Pecklinpaugh died from head and chest injuries, said Lancaster County Coroner Mike Morris. He was wearing a helmet.
No children were hurt in the crash, authorities said. The bus driver, Michael Thompson, 51, was not injured.
The crash happened shortly after 2 p.m. on U.S. 521 North near the Thousand Oaks subdivision.