Woman hit and killed by school bus in Kearns

Police on the scene of a fatal school bus-pedestrian accident in Kearns. Photo: Gephardt Daily/Monico Garza/ SLCScanner

KEARNS, Utah, Jan. 11, 2018 (Gephardt Daily) — A 37-year-old woman is dead after being hit by a Granite District school bus near 5400 South and 5200 West in Kearns.

The deceased has been identified as Becky Bell, who lived in the area, the Unified Police Department said in a tweet.

The accident happened while the woman was crossing the street at 5400 South near the intersection of 5240 West, just beforeĀ 7 a.m Thursday.

The exact nature of the incident is under investigation.

Initial reports indicate two children were riding on the bus at time of the accident, but were uninjured.

Gephardt Daily will update the story as more information becomes available.


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