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Saturday, March 08, 2014
Update: Woman charged after hitting grandmother and grandson.
She was charged with passing a stopped school bus and two counts of felony reckless aggravated assault. 57 year old Kris Ann Waterhouse was arrested Thursday after police say she struck two pedestrians at a Unicoi bus stop. Authorities are waiting for blood results to see if Waterhouse was impaired at 6:30 am Thursday, when she drove past the flashing lights and stop bar and hit 6 year old Austin Smith and his grandmother, Katherine Bryant who ran out in the road to protect her grandson. Waterhouse was appointed a public defender and released on bond after Friday’s hearing. The grandmother was released from the hospital Thursday and the boy had surgery Friday for a broken leg. Both had head Trauma.