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ROCHESTER, Ind. — The woman who hit and killed three kids at a bus stop in Fulton County last year will be sentenced today.

Alyssa Shepherd could be facing more than 20 years in prison. Shepherd was convicted in a jury trial in October on reckless homicide and criminal recklessness charges.

Investigators said she blew through the bus stop on a state highway while a school bus was stopped with its stop arm extended. In doing so she hit four children crossing the street, three of which were killed.

The judge’s sentence today will likely set a precedent for other stop-arm violators under new, stricter stop-arm laws.

(PHOTO: Fulton County Sheriff’s Office)