San Jose State RB Killed After Being Struck By A School Bus While On A Scooter

Camdan Wright, an 18-year-old running back at San Jose State, died tragically after he was struck by a school bus while riding an electric scooter.

The team confirmed the news.

“We lost an amazing young man tragically this morning,” San Jose State coach Brent Brennan said. “Camdan had a bright future ahead of him and everyone in this community that had the opportunity to spend time with him knew that. We are still trying to deal with the news of this tragedy, and appreciate everyone’s support during these difficult times. Our thoughts and prayers are with the McWright family and I want them to know we are all here for them. Camdan will always be in our hearts and he will be profoundly missed.”

The incident took place near the San Jose State University campus and is being investigated by the California Highway Patrol (CHP), which has jurisdiction because McWright was hit by a school bus.


According to the California Highway Patrol, who cited videos and witness statements, the school bus was carrying 14 students and had a green light when entering an intersection.

“The 18-year-old pedestrian riding an electric scooter was traveling south on 10th street and entered the intersection at the crosswalk and was crossing to the opposing sidewalk,” CHP officer said. “He was in the crosswalk when he was struck by the bus.

McWright saw action in one game in 2022. He had three carries for six yards in the team’s Oct. 7 win over UNLV.