Eight Americans Dead in Mexico Bus Crash
POSTED: Tuesday, March 17, 2009 - 11:01am
UPDATED: Thursday, February 25, 2010 - 11:32am
Mexican officials say eight Americans are among the 11 people killed in a crash involving a bus carrying Canadian and U.S. tourists.The U.S. Embassy says it's confirmed the identities of four of them.
Police say a tractor-trailer crossed over into the other lane and collided with the bus yesterday. The bus driver was killed. The truck driver is among the injured.Police say the bus was carrying a group of retirees from McAllen, Texas, to northern Mexico.
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