Driver Charged after Hitting Child at Western Dubuque Bus Stop

The driver who hit a child at a Western Dubuque school bus stop last week has been charged.

The Dubuque County Sheriff’s Office says 26-year old Kelly Klein of Holy Cross has been cited with unlawfully passing a school bus.

A seven-year old child was crossing the road to the bus last Friday morning at a bus stop on Highway 52 North when Klein’s passenger side mirror struck him.

The child was treated and released at Finley Hospital in Dubuque.