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Five Children Killed, Six Injured in Spate of Bus-Related Incidents

By Tribune News Service & CNN — November 13, 2018 1 min read

Five children were killed in three separate accidents, and six others were injured in the past two weeks in bus-stop incidents.

In Indiana, 6-year-old twin brothers Xzavier and Mason Ingle died as they were about to board their bus, as did their older sister Alivia Stahl, who was 9. The following day, 9-year-old Dalen Thomas was fatally struck by a truck in Mississippi while heading toward the bus. Those incidents were followed by the death of a 7-year-old Pennsylvania boy, who was fatally struck by a hit-and-run driver while waiting for his bus.

Five children and two adults were struck by a car at a school bus stop in Tampa, Fla. And a kindergartner in Tallahassee, Fla., was injured as he crossed the street to board his bus.

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A version of this article appeared in the November 14, 2018 edition of Education Week as Five Children Killed, Six Injured In Spate of Bus-Related Incidents

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