No charges in fatal Yo. East High bus accident

Funeral services set for East High School student


YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WYTV) – An incident in which a school bus hit and killed a Youngstown East High School student will not result in charges being filed, Youngstown Police told WKBN Wednesday.

A bus hit and killed Faith McCullough, 14, on the afternoon of Nov. 12. Police learned Wednesday that Youngstown city prosecutors will not be filing charges in connection with the death.

“We are definitely disappointed. We don’t think the investigation was thorough and there are a lot of things they overlooked, and the school board wouldn’t even turn over the drug and alcohol screen data that we needed,” said Faith’s father Maximus McCullough. “It is a tragedy in more ways than one because now there is no justice for the people of Youngstown.”

Eyewitnesses told police that students walking from the school were playing around when McCullough stumbled onto the road.

Authorities have not released the name of the bus driver. An investigation determined that GPS equipment showed the bus was traveling 11 miles per hour when it hit McCullough, prosecutors said.

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