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Texas Train vs. Bus Crash Kills 2 Officers, 8 Prisoners

January 14, 2015  | 

Ten people are dead at the scene of a fatal prison bus wreck near Penwell, Texas, about 15 miles outside Odessa.
 
Leland Maples with Loved Ones of Prisoners said Sheriff Mark Donaldson told him two officers and eight prisoners have died. Donaldson confirmed 10 were dead.
 
Sgt. Elizabeth Barney with the Texas Department of Public Safety with DPS and Sheriff Donaldson told the Odessa American the bridge was icy when the bus drove over it, causing the bus to drive off the bridge. Donaldson said the bus struck the train in the middle of the train cars, at which point the train dragged the bus for a bit before coming to a stop.


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Derek Alvarez @ 1/14/2015 9:42 AM

From Arizona Department of Corrections / Douglas complex:
We are very sorry for your loss. Our prayers and thoughts are with the families and friends of those lost in this horrible accident.

JIM DAVENPORT @ 1/14/2015 9:45 AM

Rest in peace and healing for friends and family.

kevCopAz @ 1/14/2015 10:19 AM

sad for all involved.

Deborah A. Siefer @ 1/14/2015 10:35 AM

My condolences to the Facility and families.

Deborah A. Siefer @ 1/14/2015 10:36 AM

My condolences to the Facility and families.

David G Clayton @ 1/14/2015 11:32 AM

RIP fellow officers.

sherry @ 1/19/2015 10:34 AM

Well, I guess my day is not too bad after all. God Bless them all. How many hurt?

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