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I-80 crash kills one, injures dozens

Written by The Associated Press | Oct 9, 2013 7:10 AM
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(White Deer) -- Authorities say a Greyhound bus collided with a tractor-trailer on Interstate 80 in central Pennsylvania, killing a woman, critically injuring four other people and sending dozens to the hospital.

State police said the crash occurred at about 1:45 a.m. in the westbound lanes of I-80 in White Deer Township in Union County.

Trooper Matthew Burrows said the bus struck the rear end of a flatbed trailer that was hauling bales of garbage. He said the bus was extensively damaged.

Greyhound spokeswoman Alexandra Pedrini said the bus was heading from New York City to Cleveland.

She said 45 of the 50 people on board, including the driver, were taken to five local hospitals.

Pedrini said the bus driver has been with the company for more than 12 years.

This story has been updated from an earlier version.

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