Mother and Son Killed on Way to School

Mamaroneck, New York – A tragic accident claimed the lives of a kindergarten student and his mother when they were struck by a school bus on Thursday morning while walking to Mamaroneck Avenue Elementary School. The boy, aged 6, was pronounced dead at the scene, while his 43-year-old mother was taken to a local hospital where she later succumbed to her injuries. The identities of the victims have not been released to the public.

According to the Mamaroneck village police, the incident occurred at around 8:30 a.m. local time when a mini-bus collided with the mother and son in the village of Mamaroneck, New York. The bus was reportedly making a turn while several parents and children were crossing the street. Initial investigations suggest that the bus had a green light at the time of the accident, while the parents and children were crossing with a walk sign.

The tragic accident involving the school bus has left the community of Mamaroneck and Larchmont heartbroken. The school district expressed their condolences in a note to the school community, stating, “There is nothing more difficult for a community to experience than the loss of life.”

The driver of the bus, whose identity has not been disclosed publicly, is cooperating with the ongoing investigation. No charges have been announced as authorities continue to examine surveillance footage to piece together the events leading up to the accident. Royal Coach Lines, the company operating the bus involved in the crash, is yet to respond to requests for comment.

In response to the devastating incident, the school district has deployed a crisis team and social workers to provide support for the students and staff at Mamaroneck Avenue Elementary School. The district aims to maintain a sense of normalcy while being mindful of the emotional needs of all those affected.

Additional information or details regarding the accident have not been disclosed by the Mamaroneck village police. The investigation is ongoing, with authorities treating the incident as a “tragic accident.”