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Judge grants new trial in 2010 Greyhound crash that killed 6 in Fresno

Judge grants new trial in 2010 Greyhound crash that killed 6 in Fresno

A Fresno judge has granted a new trial in the 2010 bus crash that left six people dead, ruling that the driver was driving above the speed limit and not wearing his glasses at the time of the collision. Superior Court Judge Donald S. Black vacated the March 24 verdict in which a jury decided 10 to 2 that Greyhound Inc. was not to blame for the crash. In his ruling, Black wrote that the evidence pointed to negligence on the part of the bus company and its 57-year-old driver, James Jewett. In the predawn hours of July 22, 2010, the bus en route to Sacramento plowed into an overturned SUV on California 99 in Fresno, killing three young women inside: Stephanie Cordoba, 20;...

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