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School bus driver charged after first-grader dies in crash

A Middle Georgia school bus driver faces a vehicular homicide charge after a 6-year-old girl died in a crash last month, according to the Macon Telegraph. 

Shalita Jackson Harris, 29, turned herself in to Warner Robins authorities Thursday, the newspaper reported.

Houston County is about 110 miles southeast of Atlanta.

MORE: 6-year-old dies after Georgia school bus crash

On Jan. 29, Harris was driving her Houston County school bus north on Forest Park Drive when she approached a left curve going too fast, the Telegraph reported. The bus left the roadway and rolled onto its side.

Arlana Haynes was ejected from the bus and taken to a hospital, where she died the next morning. 

Haynes was a first-grader at Parkwood Elementary School. 

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