by Max Brantley
From the Garland County sheriff's office:
At approximately 0630 this morning a call was received by dispatch in reference to an accident involving a 7 year old female and a school bus on Old Dallas Rd. in Garland County. According to the caller a 7 year old white female was hit by a LakeHamilton School District bus and was killed. The accident is currently still under investigation.
Channel 4 will have more here from an afternoon school district news conference. Early reports are that the accident happened in darkness on an unlit stretch of road and that the bus driver knew the family of the child.