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2 dead, 44 hurt in bus crash on icy highway near Memphis


November 15, 2018

BYHALIA, Mississippi (AP) — A tour bus overturned on an icy highway southeast of Memphis on Wednesday afternoon, leaving two people dead and injuring all 44 others aboard as a storm blasted parts of the South with sleet and light snow, authorities said.

Sgt. Joey Miller with the Mississippi Highway Patrol Troop E said in a statement that the bus traveling from Huntsville, Alabama, to Tunica County, Mississippi, crashed at 12:35 p.m. on Interstate 269 in the northern part of the state. His statement called the crash "weather-related" but didn't elaborate, though he said the 44 hurt were ta...

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