COLUMBUS (WCMH) — For the first time, Terrance Trent listened to testimony and faced the jury that will decide his fate, as the family of those who were killed fought back tears in a Franklin County Court room.
For a little over an hour, 14 jurors listened to six witnesses recount what happened on December 12th, 2014.
On that winter morning, prosecutors say Trent crashed his pick-up truck into a school bus on High and Broad Street, killing 58-year-old Columbus city engineer Bill Lewis and 21-year-old Ohio State student Stephanie Fibelkorn.
“I just looked up, and I saw a red pick-up truck barreling down Fourth Street,” said witness Stanley Kronenberger.
Ronne Herman, a UPS driver was finishing his deliveries for the day when he heard the crash just a few feet behind him.
“When I saw the bus coming towards me, that’s when I saw that there was a person underneath the bus,” Herman said.
The trial is expected to pick back up at 9am tomorrow.