3:30pm

Wed July 11, 2012
State Capitol

Injured Lawmaker Dewayne Bunch dies

Former Republican state lawmaker Dewayne Bunch, who suffered a severe head injury last year while trying to break up a fight at Whitley County High School, has died. Bunch, 50, resigned his seat last year after being critically injured in April 2011. He was trying to stop a fight between two students as breakfast was being served at the school, where he had taught math and science for 17 years. His wife, Regina Bunch, was the only candidate from either party to seek his seat in a special election.