Alyssa Shepherd, 24, was the driver of the pickup truck. The school bus was on a two-lane road when it stopped for the children, with the stop arm extended and the emergency lighting activated, police said. She is being held in Fulton County jail in leiu of a $15,000 bond.
The crash happened around 7:30 a.m. local time.
Xzavier Ingle, his twin brother, Mason Ingle, both 6, and their sister, Alivia Stahl, 9, all died at the scene from injuries sustained in the crash in Rochester, Indiana, US on Tuesday morning.
"It's terrible that this happened", Elgin Ingle said. "What do you tell your little brother, how do you tell your little brother it's going to get better?"
An Indiana woman has been arrested for her alleged involvement in a vehicle crash that killed three children and wounded an 11-year-old boy, according to police. The fourth child is an 11-year-old boy.
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No citations or charges have been issued at this time, Slocum said.
"Our hearts just break for the families involved here in this tragic situation, and our prayers obviously go out to them", said Sgt. Police say he was conscious at the hospital and is not related to the other children who were hit.
Indiana State Police said a pickup truck struck the children as they were crossing the street from a mobile home park near 4600 N. State Road 25 in Rochester. The rural Rochester residents were students at nearby Mentone Elementary School.
Tippecanoe Valley High School said in a statement that "our school corporation has suffered a tragedy this morning". That child, Maverik Lowe, was in critical condition at a Fort Wayne hospital and was undergoing surgery.
The Tippecanoe Valley School Corp. said in a statement posted on Facebook that counselors had been dispatched to its schools to help students, staff and parents.