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At Least 6 Deaths in Hoover Dam Tour Bus Crash

Posted by tothewire on January 31, 2009


PHOENIX —  The Arizona Department of Public Safety said a tour bus overturned on a highway near the Hoover Dam, killing at least six passengers and injuring at least 16.

A DPS news release said the crash occurred about 4 p.m. Friday in northwestern Arizona.

DPS spokesman Lt. James Warriner said officers on the scene have confirmed six fatalities. He said officials do not know what caused the bus to overturn.

The crash closed down U.S. 93 in both directions. The highway is the main route between Phoenix and Las Vegas.

The crash site is about 190 miles northwest of Phoenix.



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