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Officials from the Citrus County School District (CCSD), Citrus County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO), and the Department of Children and Families (DCF) are currently investigating an incident between a bus driver and student which occurred the morning of Wednesday, Aug. 31, on the bus.

According to the child’s mother, Elizabeth Gallagher, while on the way to Forest Ridge Elementary School that morning, her then 5-year-old daughter Ka’miah was yelling a song loudly when the male bus driver pulled the bus over, slapped Ka’miah, yelled a profanity at the rest of the students, and then continued driving the rest of the way to school.

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Contact Chronicle Reporter Georgia Sullivan at 352-564-2929.

(3) comments

Girl Boss

If it's on video and they know it happened he should be sitting at home waiting for the police not getting paid. Obviously he has no place working with children.

AllLivesMatter

That is the big "if"... why not release the video, it will confirm what happened...it will expose the truth.. why wait.... ?

AllLivesMatter

You could not pay me enough to be a Citrus County School System bus driver. No wonder they have such a shortage...It is a thankless job period.

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