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School bus driver charged in December crash that killed sixth-grader

Here’s a news item from the Associated Press: MERIDIAN, Idaho (AP) — A southwest Idaho school bus driver has been charged with misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter following a crash that killed an 11-year-old boy in December. The Canyon County Prosecutor's Office filed the charges Tuesday against 56-year-old Debra Boatwright of Nampa. Idaho State Police say Boatwright was at fault for a Dec. 5 collision with a dump truck that killed sixth-grader Daniel Cook and inured four other children. Investigators concluded that Boatwright failed to yield the right of way when she pulled away from a stop sign west of Kuna. Boatwright was transporting 12 students to Crimson Point Elementary in Kuna when the crash happened. Canyon County prosecutors say Boatwright will have to appear in court before June 5.


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Betsy Z. Russell covers Idaho news from The Spokesman-Review's bureau in Boise.

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