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Multiple Fatalities Reported in Bus Crash


DANDRIDGE, Tenn. (AP) - Eight people have been killed in a fiery highway crash in northeast Tennessee.

Officials say a bus taking a church group home to North Carolina blew a tire and crashed into a SUV and a tractor-trailer after crossing a highway median.

The bus was carrying members of the Front Street Baptist Church in Statesville, N.C.

DANDRIDGE, Tenn. (AP) - A spokeswoman for Tennessee's Safety Department says there are multiple fatalities and injuries in an interstate bus crash between a passenger bus, a tractor-trailer and another vehicle.
Spokeswoman Dalya Qualls said in an email the bus was traveling in northeast Tennessee when it crossed the median and struck the other two vehicles. The tractor-trailer caught fire and the bus overturned.
Qualls does not yet know the number of injured and dead.
The accident has shut down Interstate 40 in Jefferson County.

(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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