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Driver Found Guilty In Indiana School Bus Stop Crash That Killed 3 Children

Alyssa Shepherd struck and killed three children with her pick-up in Oct. 2018

The northern Indiana woman who struck and killed three children with a pickup truck as they crossed a highway to board a school bus last year was found guilty on three charges of felony reckless homicide on Friday, NBC affiliate WNDU reported. 

Alyssa Shepherd, 25, of Rochester, Indiana, was charged with three counts of reckless homicide and two other crimes in the crash that took place on the morning of Oct. 30 near 4600 N. State Road 25 in Fulton County. 

A jury found Shepherd guilty on all five counts after hours of deliberating on Friday.

Authorities said Shepherd was driving a pickup truck at around 7:30 a.m. when she struck four children who were crossing a two-lane road to board a Tippecanoe Valley School Corp. bus near Rochester, about 100 miles north of Indianapolis.

Six-year-old twin brothers Xzavier and Mason Ingle, and their 9-year-old sister, Alivia Stahl, were killed. An 11-year-old boy was severely injured in the crash

Shepherd's sentencing has been scheduled for Dec. 18. If convicted, she could spend up to 21.5 years in prison. 

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