3 siblings struck, killed by pickup truck at bus stop

Sgt. Tony Slocum says the girl and her brothers died at the scene Tuesday morning after they were struck by the pickup near Rochester.

Posted: Oct 30, 2018 10:40 PM
Updated: Oct 31, 2018 5:26 AM

ROCHESTER, Ind. (WFFT) - A 24-year-old woman was charged after three kids were killed getting on a school bus in Fulton County.

The Indiana State Police said Alyssa L. Shepherd, 24, rural Rochester, was arrested at work Wednesday afternoon.

She is accused of failing to stop for a Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation bus around 7:15 a.m. Tuesday.

Police said the bus was stopped with its red lights flashing and stop arm out when the children crossed the road, to get on the bus, four children were hit.

Xzavier Ingle, his twin brother, Mason Ingle, both 6, and their sister, Alivia Stahl, 9, died at the scene. Maverik Lowe, 11, was flown by air ambulance to a hospital in Fort Wayne.

Shepherd is in the Fulton County jail on three counts of reckless homicide and a count for passing a school bus, with the stop arm extended, causing injury.

Her bond was set at $15,000.

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