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Bus Crash Death Toll Climbs

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(WLNS) -Another student has died of injuries suffered in a crash overnight in northern California. The total number of deaths stands now at 10.

Investigators have been working throughout the night to clean-up a deadly highway accident, involving a bus full of high school students.

5 students and 3 adult chaperones are dead as well as the bus driver and a FedEx truck driver who, police say, crossed the median into oncoming traffic, slamming into the bus.

32 others were injured in the accident.

A spokesperson for the California Highway Patrol says the bus was carrying a group of high school seniors from various Los Angeles area schools to tour a university in northern California.

Investigators are now trying to piece together what happened.

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