Texas bus driver acquitted in death of 9-year-old girl

June 8, 2007
Girl was riding her bike to school in 2005 when she was hit by a bus.

A former Pasadena (Texas) Independent School District bus driver has been acquitted of manslaughter charges in connection with the death of a 9-year-old girl who was fatally struck by a bus. Ruth Young, 9, was killed in August 2005 as she was riding her bicycle near an elementary school. Jurors said after the trial that they believed the girl's death was an accident and not caused by reckless driving.

Click here to read The Houston Chronicle article.

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