Indiana sheriff warns against threats of violence following tragic death of 3 kids

This undated photo provide by the Indiana State Police shows Alyssa Shepherd. A 9-year-old girl and her twin 6-year-old brothers were struck and killed by a pickup truck as they crossed a northern Indiana road to board a school bus before sunrise Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018, police said. A fourth child was critically injured and airlifted to a hospital. Indiana State Police Sgt. Tony Slocum said the pickup's driver, Shepherd, 24, of Rochester, Ind., was arrested and charged with three counts of reckless homicide and one misdemeanor count of passing a school bus when arm signal device is extended, causing bodily injury. (Indiana State Police via AP)

FULTON COUNTY, INDIANA (WSBT) - The Fulton County sheriff in Indiana is now taking to Facebook to talk about the bus tragedy near Rochester.

Three children died last week after a truck hit them while they crossed a highway to their school bus.

Now the sheriff is asking people in the community to stop threatening violence, saying, "No good can come from the harassment and the threats of violence against individuals involved. This needs to cease immediately and will not be tolerated."

Alyssa Shepherd, 24, has been charged with three counts of reckless homicide and one count of passing a school bus causing injury.

She says she didn't recognize it was a school bus until it was too late.

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