Trial begins for woman accused of killing 3 siblings at Indiana school bus stop

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Alivia Stahl, 9, and her 6-year-old twin brothers, Xzavier and Mason Ingle.

FULTON COUNTY, Ind. — A woman stands trial Tuesday for killing three children as they crossed a northern Indiana road to board a school bus.

Alyssa Shepherd was driving a pickup truck before dawn Oct. 30, 2018 when she struck four children who were crossing a two-lane road to board a Tippecanoe Valley School Corp. bus near Rochester.

Six-year-old twin brothers Xzavier and Mason Ingle, and their 9-year-old sister, Alivia Stahl, were killed. Maverik Lowe, 11, survived the accident but was seriously injured.

Shepherd told police she saw red lights flashing, but didn’t realize it was a school bus until the kids were in front of her.

She is charged with reckless homicide and passing a school bus, authorities said.

If convicted, Shepherd faces a maximum sentence of 21 and a half years in prison.

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