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Bus driver not at fault for Rocheport winery incident

Friday, October 30, 2009 | 6:04 p.m. CDT; updated 4:16 p.m. CDT, Saturday, October 31, 2009

COLUMBIA — A bus driver who ran over an MU student in September at Les Bourgeois Vineyards in Rocheport is not at fault in the situation, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

After the winery closed for the night on Sept. 18, students were boarding the bus in the parking lot. As the driver put the vehicle in reverse, it ran over Brian Lindsey, a 22-year-old student.

Rachel Mills, the winery's marketing director, said Les Bourgeois has suspended all large after-hours events through the end of this year. Miller said the winery was determining what constituted a large group on a case-by-case basis.


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rick newell October 30, 2009 | 9:41 p.m.

Not that I am splitting hairs here but I am the Les Bourgeois Winery is NOT in Rocheport it is located almost a mile outside the City of Rocheport it is not just the Missourian it is all news papers and tv news no matter what happens it is always in Rocheport. I just wish everone would say where the really are not ues the location of Rocheport

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