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Smoke killed 7 of 10 victims in Northern California bus crash
Smoke killed 7 of 10 victims in Northern California bus crash

Most of the victims killed in a Northern California bus crash in April survived the initial impact only to die from smoke inhalation as fire tore through the carriage, coroner's officials said. Ten people died in the crash April 10, when a FedEx truck carrying two 28-foot trailers on the southbound 5 Freeway in Orland drove across a 58-foot center median into northbound traffic. The truck first struck the back of a 2013 Nissan Altima, which rotated and moved off the freeway, and then hit a chartered bus carrying chaperons and high school students from Southern California to Humboldt State University. A post-crash fire was ignited, which burned both vehicles and significantly...

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