Pontotoc County Sheriff's deputies were at the scene of a deadly accident where a child was apparently struck by a vehicle when getting off the bus, according to WTVA.
Sheriff Leo Mask said the accident happened on Old Highway 9 Tuesday afternoon. He says the child was getting off the bus when a vehicle swerved around the right side of the bus to avoid a collision.
Pontotoc County Coroner Kim Bedford identified her as 7-year-old Amiya Braxton who lived at the home where the bus had stopped to drop her off.
The accident remains under investigation.
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