Zachary Bryant Was 6-Year-Old Killed Monday At Chattanooga Valley Elementary

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Zachary Bryant has been identified as the 6-year-old boy who was killed after being run over by a school bus on Monday at Chattanooga Valley Elementary School.

Authorities said the kindergarten student had just gotten off the bus when it moved forward and struck him.

Walker County coroner Dewayne Wilson said he was killed immediately in the 7 a.m. incident.

Funeral arrangements will be announced when they become available.


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