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Big-rig driver charged in deadly tour bus crash that killed 13

Big-rig driver charged in deadly tour bus crash that killed 13

The driver of a big-rig involved in the tour bus crash in Desert Hot Springs last year that killed 13 people was arrested Thursday in connection with the deadly collision.

Prosecutors charged Bruce Guilford, 51, with 42 felony and misdemeanor counts, including vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence and reckless driving causing injury, according to the Riverside County district attorney’s office.

Almost exactly a year ago, Guilford fell asleep behind the wheel of his big-rig with his parking brakes set when California Highway Patrol officers temporarily stopped traffic...

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