FULTON COUNTY — Three students in the Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation were killed this morning while boarding a bus on SR 25 near Rochester.
A fourth student was injured and airlifted from the scene to a Fort Wayne hospital.
Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation Superintendent Blaine Conley 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 awaiting to learn more confirmed details but wish to ask the community to come together to pray for our families, students, and our staff.”
More information will be released as the story develops.