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Three children killed after being struck by vehicle near Fulton County school bus stop

ROCHESTER, Ind. (WOWO): Three children were killed and another was seriously injured near a bus stop in the Tippecanoe Valley School District.

The Indiana State Police say it happened at about 7:15am Tuesday, Oct. 30, on State Road 25 near Rochester. The two boys and one girl were all of elementary school age, according to WISH-TV.

The driver remained at the scene and has spoken with police.

Tippcanoe Valley School Corporation officials released the following statement:

“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 waiting to learn more confirmed details but wish to ask the community to come together to pray for the families, our students, and our staff.”

The injured person has been airlifted to a hospital in Fort Wayne.

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