The Police Department’s official Twitter page confirmed this latest development.
Talley Rd crash update: We have received confirmation another child in bus crash has passed away. Our hearts & prayers go out to the family.— Chattanooga Police (@ChattanoogaPD) November 24, 2016
The department says this means bus driver Johnthony Walker will now face an additional charge of vehicular homicide.
The Hamilton County Department of Education put out a News Release following the news:
"It is with great sadness that we share the news that a sixth student has succumbed to injuries sustained in Monday’s school bus crash on Talley Road."
Interim Superintendent Dr. Kirk Kelly issued this statement tonight:
“Our hearts grieve with another family this evening as we mourn the loss of one more of our precious students."I ask everyone to join me in a silent prayer this evening to remember another innocent child who has gone home.”
Funeral arrangements are pending.