Mother struck, killed by car while trying to save students outside elementary school

When a car careened toward a woman and students outside a Texas elementary school, she put herself in front of the children before being struck and killed, according to the school district.
2:00 | 08/14/18

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Transcript for Mother struck, killed by car while trying to save students outside elementary school
Understand that we're doing everything we possibly can keep them safe this is a very tragic accident. EP SD's police chief says the woman and three children were struck as a walking in the school's parking lot. The driver who is only being described as an elderly man had just picked up his grandchildren. For unknown reasons he stepped on the accelerator instead of the brake the woman tried to get him to stop and ended up getting into the path of the vehicle. The man is in police custody at this time police say he appear to be disoriented. And the investigation continues. I can't be very specific as far as he charges that we'll be pending but more than likely that something that would occur. Parents could be seen hugging one another as they came to pick up their children Monday afternoon on a ya seer had just picked up her kids and was in the parking lot at the time of the incident. It's really sad and I feel very you can at least Adam back towards us the till one school. They just lost their mom first day of school. Yes Sears says the children who were hit were conscious. But that the woman had severe head injuries yes senior is a medical assistant and try to help. The nurse of this little Cayman and she started doing CPR. And it's. Went off that parents was helping as well I held to be nursed by giving candidate says that this is needed she needs some stuff from that bagged. Afterwards you see your hats explained to her children what they had just seen and how to stay safe. Her youngest a kindergarten or at tipping ticket especially hard. It was feeling so all that and you let all I don't like school anymore I feel safe anymore plan might tell me start writing an analyst telling him like. It happens like that happens is just our destinies. Schooled as a safe place to. Well I repeated that like a million Texans went home guys did not Ryan to not did not believe their lying when it was supposed to stand. Always make Barney always tape. On like hold my hand. Age and Ochoa a BC seven.

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