Alyssa Shepherd is scheduled to go to trial today at the Fulton County Courthouse.
Shepherd, 24, is on trial for striking four children with her car in October of last year as they walked to their school bus. She’s charged with Reckless Homicide, Passing a School Bus Causing Injury and Criminal Recklessness. She faces over 21 years in prison, if convicted.
On October 30 of last year, Xavier and Mason Ingle, Alivia Stahl and Maverick Lowe were struck. Maverick Lowe survivied.
Seats have been reserved for family and media covering the trial. A gag order has been placed on those connected with the trial since the final pre-trial hearing in September.