A school bus struck and killed Kaylee Rene Derke who had just gotten off of it Friday afternoon. The accident occurred near Pebble Rock Drive and Ann Road.
This was the only fatality or injury in the accident.
Alcohol and drugs do not appear to be a factor in the accident.
The driver of the bus, Leslie Rice, 46, was a substitute driver.
Reports are that Rice was distraught after the accident.
School spokesperson, Amanda Fulkerson, expressed sympathies to the Derke family.
An investigation is ongoing.
There have been complaints about the safety of the bus stop. The accident site was marked by a memorial of flowers, cards, and stuffed animals.
Kaylee was described as being “a ray of sunshine” and having “a friendly smile and positive personality.
The school held a “very, very emotional” meeting designed to support Kaylee’s family.
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Source: Las Vegas Sun Times