Kids hit in four school bus accidents in one week across country

There have been four accidents at school bus stops this week.

The latest was this morning in Tampa, Florida where five children and two adults were hit by a car while waiting at a school bus stop.  A driver is in custody.

In Mississippi, nine-year-old Dalen Thomas was killed Wednesday morning while walking to his school bus.  The Baldwyn School District said the bus was properly stopped when it happened.  Twenty-two-year-old Hunter Newman is now facing charges of aggravated assault.

In Kentucky, police are looking for the driver of a car that struck two boys Wednesday morning.  Louisville police tell us the 11 and 13 year olds were crossing the street to get to their bus stop when they were hit.  At last check the two boys were stable.

And in Rochester, Indiana, the school district is relocating the bus stop where three siblings were killed after being hit by a pickup truck.  The driver, 24-year-old Alyssa Shepherd faces three counts of reckless homicide and a misdemeanor of passing a school bus with the arm extended.

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