Three Indiana children boarding a school bus were hit and killed yesterday by a pickup truck in rural Fulton County.
The three children were identified as Xzavier Ingle, his twin brother, Mason Ingle, both 6, and their sister 9-year-old Alivia Stahl. All died at the scene from injuries suffered in the crash, according to the Indiana State Police.
A fourth child, Maverik Lowe, 11, was flown to Parkview Hospital in Ft. Wayne. He underwent surgery with multiple broken bones and internal injuries.
The vehicle was driving in the opposite direction of the bus on the two-lane road when it struck the children.
The driver of the truck, 24-year-old Alyssa Shepherd, has been charged with three counts of reckless homicide and one count of passing a school bus while it’s arm is extended causing injury.
Shepherd was being held in the Fulton County Jail on a $15,000 bond.