Two children abandoned from a backhoe bucket studied at a private school in Fort Worth.


According to officials, as he rolled down a driveway near Roanoke on Saturday night, a backhoe driver threw away a bucket in front of him and two children on it fell to the ground.

Backhoe attacked an 11-year-old boy and a 7-year-old girl and died on the scene outside the house.

Backhoe driver Crawley’s Vigendel Chauhan, 40, was arrested on charges of manslaughter, three endangering children, and one deadly assault, according to the Texas Highway Patrol. it was done. The relationship with the victim of the same family name as Chauhan was unclear.

Shivraj Chauhan and Sonakshi Chauhan, known as Raj, were students of the Trinity Valley School, according to an email sent by Fort Worth K-12 Private School to parents of all students on Tuesday.

“It’s hard to find words that describe the sadness of losing a young student to all of us,” wrote school director Blair Laurie.

The counselor spoke with a sad classmate on Tuesday. “Teachers, coaches, and managers have provided students with the opportunity to overcome grief and find comfort in their play and everyday life. We will continue to support them in the coming days and weeks.” Laurie writes.

The children were crushed at about 7:30 pm on the 1600 block of Chapel Hill Court. According to highway patrols, multiple children and adults were riding on various moving parts of the backhoe when Chauhan was dumped. The other two children were injured and were taken to the hospital for treatment. An adult was seriously injured and was taken to the hospital.

According to the highway patrol, the backhoe driver was not injured.