Late Indianapolis principal killed by school bus honored by Indiana House

(Photo Supplied/ Amy Beverland Elementary School)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): Members of the Indiana House have passed a resolution honoring an Indianapolis elementary school principal who was struck and killed by a school bus.

The measure passed on Tuesday morning. It honored Amy Beverland Elementary School principal Susan Jordan who died in the Jan. 27 accident. Students had boarded the bus when the vehicle rolled forward and fatally struck Jordan. Witnesses say Jordan was pushing several students out of harm’s way at the time.

House Speaker Brian Bosma says Jordan “embodied everything we envision in a great educator.”

Jordan was school principal for 22 years.

A police report found that the driver of the school bus left the driver’s seat without putting on the parking brake.

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