Bus overturns in Delaware; 2 dead, injuries

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Bus overturns in Delaware; 2 dead, injuries
Passengers from a tour bus are treated for injuries near the overturned bus at the Tybouts Corner on ramp from southbound Del. 1 to Red Lion Road. Officials at the scene reported one fatality and several injuries from the crash the 4:20 p.m. crash on Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in Bear, Del. (AP Photo/The Wilmington News-Journal, John J. Jankowski)

BEAR, Del. (AP) — Authorities say a second person has died after a tour bus crash in Delaware that left 48 others injured.

Delaware State Police said early Monday that a second woman had died. They said the 30-year-old woman from Istanbul, Turkey suffered multiple traumatic injuries and was pronounced dead at a hospital late Sunday night. Her name was not immediately released.

Officials said the accident did not involve other vehicles and happened around 4:20 p.m. Sunday .

State Police said that there were 49 passengers on the bus when it overturned while negotiating a curve in an off-ramp. Authorities said one woman, a 54-year-old passenger from New York , was pinned under the bus and killed at the scene.

Authorities said the sightseeing group had been traveling from Washington, D.C. , to New York .



 

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