Wednesday, July 9, 2014
(Minneapolis, MN) -- Hennepin County authorities have identified the Metro Transit bus driver who ran off the road into a Nicollet Mall sidewalk and died. Edina native John Lamaitre Senior Jr was driving the bus in downtown Minneapolis around 10 a.m Friday, when he collapsed suddenly, causing the bus to roll up onto the sidewalk. Senior was later pronounced dead at the Hennepin County Medical Center of natural causes. No one else was injured in the incident.