Federal officials say they are investigating the operating status of the church bus that crashed.
In the crash near
The bus is owned by
It remains unclear if the bus was hired to carry the players and others on the bus, or if any other company or group was using the bus. Church officials did not respond to attempts for comment Sunday and Monday about who was using the bus.
"We are looking at the tires and tire pressure, and to see if there was any tire failure," Holloway said.
Motor carriers group assisting
"I would expect the federal motor carriers (investigators) will be all over this," Garrett said.
Hicks, the 8-year-old who died, was remembered Monday by
Darice "left a lasting impact on his teacher, classmates, and our school body," Beard said in a statement. "His humor, thinking 'out of the box' and his bright smile will provide memories that will encourage each of us in the days ahead. His presence made his classroom a brighter place, and he will be missed tremendously. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his parents, sister, and other family members during this tragic time."
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