Mother of boy killed in school bus crash files wrongful death lawsuit

Owen Abbott // Photo provided by family

The mother of a 13-year-old boy killed in a bus crash is now filing a wrongful death lawsuit.

Owen Abbott died last week when a truck hit his school bus on U.S. 31.

The bus had been stopped at a railroad crossing between Argos and Plymouth

Owen's mother now filing the lawsuit against the driver Tylor Perry and his employer National Rent A Fence Company.

It claims Perry was reckless and driving in a negligent manner. The lawsuit also says he failed to stop for the school bus stopped at the crossing.

Right now police have not arrested or cited Perry for the accident.

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