More than $1,000 was recently raised for the Winamac Middle School Athletic Department in memory of Owen Abbott. Superintendent Dan Foster says the donation was officially accepted by the Eastern Pulaski School Board last week.Continue reading
The driver of a truck that crashed into an Eastern Pulaski School Corporation bus on U.S. 31 in Marshall County will not be charged in the case.Continue reading
A decision on the issue of criminal charges for the driver in a fatal school bus crash in Marshall County in December will be announced Friday afternoon.Continue reading
Whether or not there will be criminal charges stemming from last month’s fatal crash involving an Eastern Pulaski school bus will depend on input from a Marshall County grand jury. Owen Abbott, 13, was killed, when the school bus he was riding on was reportedly struck from behind, by a truck driven by Tylor Perry.Continue reading
The Eastern Pulaski school bus involved in last month’s fatal crash in Marshall County officially had its number retired by the school board Monday.Continue reading
Eastern Pulaski school officials expressed their grief and thanked the community for its support, during Monday’s school board meeting. It was the board’s first meeting since the bus accident that claimed the life of eighth grader Owen Abbott and left several others injured.
A wrongful death lawsuit has been filed in connection with last week’s bus crash that claimed the life of Winamac Middle School student Owen Abbott. According to documents filed in Marshall Circuit Court Tuesday, Abbott’s mother, Britni Fritz, is suing the driver of the truck that allegedly crashed into the bus, along with the truck’s owner.
Funeral services for 13-year-old Owen Abbott, of Winamac, are tomorrow and the family is requesting privacy.
The Winamac Middle School student who passed away as a result of Wednesday morning’s fatal crash near Argos has been identified as 13-year-old Owen M. Abbott.
Marshall County Coroner John Grolich noted that he was pronounced deceased at the scene. An autopsy is scheduled to be performed on Thursday, December 6th. Continue reading