FULTON COUNTY, Ind. (WTHR) — A 24-year-old woman is facing charges for a crash that killed three siblings who were boarding a school bus Tuesday morning.
The crash happened before 7:30 a.m. Tuesday along SR 25 near CR 500 North in Fulton County, near Rochester.
Police say the investigation is ongoing.
The Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation released a statement after the crash:
Our school corporation has suffered a tragedy this morning. We have learned of three student fatalities and one student seriously injured and airlifted to a Fort Wayne hospital as they were hit by a vehicle while boarding their bus.
We have deployed all school counselors to meet the emotional needs of our staff, students and parents.
We are awaiting to learn more confirmed details but wish to ask the community to come together to pray for the families, our students and our staff.
Gov. Holcomb also released a statement regarding the tragedy:
“Words cannot express the depth of sorrow Janet and I feel, which only pales in comparison to what family, friends, teachers, classmates and community are feeling right now. Today, and for many more to come, we mourn their loss. I ask Hoosiers around the state to join us by sending your deepest prayers for the strength needed to endure such a time.”