4-yr-old Morris Co. girl dead after being hit by bus

NAPLES, TX (KLTV) - A four-year-old girl is dead after being run over by a school bus, Wednesday afternoon.

According to authorities, around 5:00 Wednesday afternoon, 4-year-old Patience Alderman was getting off the school bus, when she realized she had gotten off one stop too soon.

Witnesses say that she turned around attempting to get back on the bus, when she fell head first under the rear wheel, causing a traumatic head injury.

The bus driver, not realizing she had fallen under the bus, ran over the little girl, killing her.

Authorities say the bus driver is not at fault, because he could not see her, and that no charges will be pursued.

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