UPDATE: Second Person from Friday Morning School Bus Crash Dies
According to the Milwaukee County Medical Examiner both Lasando Rhodes and Prentiss Rhodes died in a car accident Friday morning after their car crashed into the back of a parked school bus. The Ford Taurus was traveling westbound at a high rate of speed on West Mill Road when it crashed into the school bus. The school bus did not have any children on board.
Lasando is a 36-year-old male was the driver of a 4-door Ford Taurus and pronounced dead at Froedtert Hospital. Prentiss is a 40-year-old male who was sitting in the front passenger seat and was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. The only passenger on the school bus was the driver.
According to the medical examiner's report the car crashed into the school bus at a high rate of speed. The car attempted to pass a car from the right lane and ran into the school bus.
The report states that three quarters of the Ford Taurus was underneath the school bus. The entire engine was visible and there was extensive fire damage.
According to a family member, Lasando's girlfriend reported that he may have been taking methadone the night before.