Eight dead, 45 injured as bus carrying farm workers crashes in Florida

Eight dead, 45 injured as bus carrying farm workers crashes in Florida


Eight people were killed and 45 others were injured in a crash involving a bus carrying farm workers on a Florida state highway Tuesday morning.

Around 6:35 a.m., the 2010 International Bus and a 2001 Ford Ranger pickup truck sideswiped each other, causing the bus to be pushed off the roadway, crash through a fence, and overturn. The bus was carrying roughly 53 workers, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Emergency personnel work the scene of a deadly crash on Tuesday, May 14, 2024, in Marion County, Florida. Authorities say the bus was transporting farmworkers on Tuesday morning when it collided with a truck and swerved off a road in Marion County, north of Orlando. (WFTS via AP)

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