Bus driver gets year in jail after 10-year-old girl run over, killed

Posted at 9:00 AM, Oct 01, 2014
and last updated 2014-10-01 11:23:30-04

SOUTH JORDAN, Utah - A Jordan school district bus driver is going to spend a year behind bars after a 10-year-old girl was run over and killed back in April.

The judge sentenced 44-year-old Troy Daniels of Kearns, Utah, to a year in jail Wednesday.

The District Attorney suggested three years of probation for Daniels but the judge said a child was killed and someone needs to be held accountable.

Back in April, Daniels was driving a school bus 10-year-old Seleny Crosby was on.

According to the probable cause statement, “…Daniels deviated from his normal routine by pulling to the side of the road…and activated his 4-way hazard flashers while offloading students. Daniels chose not to activate his red lights and signals or stop sign in the lane of travel because he needed to hand out flyers to the students as they offloaded.” “When S.C. exited the bus, she immediately ran in front of her bus to cross 4000 West. S.C. ran in to the southbound lane of travel, where she was hit by school bus number 1482 traveling southbound.”

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