Bus driver charged in death of 9 year-old Plainfield girl

Bus driver charged in death of 9 year-old Plainfield girl


LIVE IN SPRINGFIELD, TW, 22NEWS. JULIANA NEW DEVELOPMENTS TONIGHT IN A TRAGIC STORY OUT OF PLAINFIELD. A SCHOOL BUS DRIVER HAS OFFICIALLY BEEN CHARGED IN THE DEATH OF A 9-YEAR- OLD GIRL. MICHAEL BUONICONTI: WE’RE ALL HORRIFIED AND SHOCKED BY THIS SITUATION AND OUR HEARTS GO OUT TO THE ENTIRE FAMILY JULIANA IT WAS OCTOBER 28TH 2016, WHEN 9-YEAR- OLD SUMMER STEELE OF PLAINFIELD WAS RUN OVER AFTER GETTING CAUGHT IN HER SCHOOL BUS DOOR. SHE WAS A THIRD GRADER AT SANDERSON ACADEMY IN ASHFIELD. NOW, MORE THAN 5 MONTHS LATER, THE BUS DRIVER, 70-YEAR-OLD TENDZIN PARSONS OF HAWLEY HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH NEGLIGENT MOTOR VEHICLE HOMICIDE. THE MOHAWK TRAIL REGIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT SUPERINTENDENT SAID THE WEEK OF SUMMER’S DEATH, THEY’D BE WORKING WITH THE BUS COMPANY OUT OF GILL, FM KUZMESKIS, TO MAKE SURE ALL DRIVERS REVIEW SAFETY MEASURES. MICHAEL BUONICONTI: I’VE PUSHED THIS STORY TO ALL THE SUPERINTENDENTS WHO HAVE BEEN VERY RESPONSIVE TO THIS AND MANY OF THEM HAVE FORWARDED THIS ON TO THEIR BUS COMPANIES AS A REMINDER TO BE EXTREMELY CAREFUL WHEN DROPPING CHILDREN OFF TO MAKE SURE THE CHILDREN HAVE CLEARED THE VEHICLE BEFORE THEY MOVE THE VEHICLE FORWARD. JULIANA

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