Kari Chopper had an enlarged heart and may have experienced abnormal heart rhythm or a fainting episode before she crashed into a pillar at the Denver airport last month, according to the autopsy. No signs of drug or alcohol use were found.
Police find no mechanical problems with the bus that Kari Chopper was driving that crashed into a pillar at the Denver airport earlier this month. Autopsy results for Chopper have not been released yet.
Kyle Richmond, 16, is riding a skateboard when he falls into the road and a school bus hits him. He suffers severe head trauma and is pronounced dead at the scene.
As a 12-year-old boy in Wisconsin walks home from the first day of school, he crosses an intersection and is hit and killed by a school bus, which is making a turn into the intersection.
In Valdosta, Georgia, a tractor-trailer carrying metal beams collides with a school bus. More than a dozen students are injured in the crash — one fatally.
Roy Newman of Georgia is driving students to school Monday morning when his bus leaves the road and crashes head-on into a tree. All the students aboard are treated for injuries.
Investigators find that when a Houston ISD school bus was struck by a car and fell from an overpass last year, the four teens on the bus were not buckled up, and the two who died in the crash were ejected.
A pickup truck driven by a 16-year-old student in Altoona, Alabama, collides with a school bus. The teen is killed, and the bus driver and aide are injured.
The new report shows that an average of 30 school-age children die in school transportation-related crashes each year. About 17% are occupants of school transportation vehicles.
Police in Chesterfield, Virginia, say that two youths in a drug transaction exchanged gunshots. One of them ran from the shooting scene and fell in front of a stopped school bus.
A 2-year-old boy was in the street when he was hit by a Clark County (Nev.) School District bus. Speed, alcohol, and drugs do not appear to be factors in the crash.
Prosecutors say the decision not to file criminal charges against Christine Beeler was based on factors such as absence of impairment of the driver and video of the incident.
The Tennessee bill, prompted by a fatal crash in Knoxville, would toughen penalties for school bus drivers who use an electronic device while driving or loading students.