Family of 6 year old killed in school bus crash wants people to sign petition for seat belts

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HOUSTON COUNTY, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – More than 700 people have signed a petition to add seat belts inside school buses.

This comes after 6 year old Arlana Haynes was killed in a Houston County school bus crash at the end of January. The Houston County Schools bus was carrying children from Westview and Pearl Stephens Elementary.

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It was traveling down Forest Park Drive on a steep curve when the bus tipped over and landed on its side. Haynes was taken to the hospital where she later died.

Now, family members are asking people to sign a petition to get a mandatory seat belt on buses law passed and make it mandatory that monitors are on buses. They’re asking for 1,000 more signatures. To sign the petition, click here.