Retired Teacher Killed by Bus on Way to Church

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    NBC10 has obtained surveillance video of a woman's final moments before she was hit by a bus in Camden that she was trying to flag down.

    A retired special education teacher died after being hit by a New Jersey Transit bus on her way to church.

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    Family members identify the woman as Shambra Rollins, 64, and say she taught special education in the Camden School District for 25 years.

    Woman Run Over by Bus On Way to Church

    [PHI] Woman Run Over by Bus On Way to Church
    A surveillance camera captures the final moments of a beloved Camden teacher's life. The 64-year-old woman was run over by a bus as she was heading to church. Camden County police say the woman was trying to flag down the bus that hit and killed her. NBC10's George Spencer reports.

    "She was loved. She was loved. She's still loved," said Tamara Rollins, daughter.

    Camden Metro police tell NBC10 the victim was walking across Broadway just before 1 Sunday afternoon, trying to hail the northbound bus when she was hit.

    Retired Camden Teacher Hit, Killed by Bus

    [PHI] Retired Camden Teacher Hit, Killed by Bus
    A retired teacher who spent 25 years working in the Camden School District dies after getting hit by a bus. Family members tell NBC10's George Spencer that the woman was on her way to church.

    "It looked like the bus was going really fast, like they couldn't get away that quick. They couldn't move away from the bus as it was coming toward them that fast. So the one woman ended up getting hit," said Michael Scott, who witnessed the accident.

    Family members say she was going to take that bus to her sister's church in the city.

    "My mom always put God first. Put her tithes first. Then she blessed others with what she had, even when she didn't have much," said Rollins.

    Camden Metro police are conducting an investigation, as well as NJ Transit.

    No one aboard the bus was hurt.

     


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