Indiana State Police tweeted Tuesday morning that a vehicle hit and killed three children waiting at a school bus stop in Rochester in Fulton County, Indiana.
A fourth child was injured.
The three children who died are from the same family.
Six-year-old twin boys, Xzavier Ingle and Mason Ingle, and their 9-year-old sister, Alivia Stahl, were killed Tuesday morning in rural Rochester, authorities said in a statement.
The injured person, an 11-year-old boy, was airlifted to a hospital in Fort Wayne. The fourth child is an 11-year-old boy. A warrant for her arrest included "three felony charges of reckless homicide", as well as "a misdemeanor count for passing a school bus, with the stop arm extended, causing injury", IN state police said IN a news release posted on Twitter.More news: China Celebrates Opening of New Mega Bridge Linking Hong Kong, Macau
WNDU reports police confirm the stop-arm on the bus was out at the time of the incident. The bus had the stop arm down at the time, but the pickup truck who hit the four children failed to stop.
Indiana State Police Troopers were assisted at the scene by the Fulton County Sheriff's Department, the Rochester School Corporation, the Rochester and Mentone Fire Departments, Lutheran EMS and the Fulton County Coroner's Office.
A GoFundMe has been set up for Xzavier, Mason and Alivia's family and Maverik and his family. IN law requires motorists to stop when a school bus is picking up or dropping off children. IN law requires motorists to stop when a school bus is picking up or dropping off children. Tony Slocum of the Indiana State Police said, according to NBC in Chicago.
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.