At least 40 dead in bus-truck crash in France

October 23, 2015 7:41 AM

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At least 40 dead in bus-truck crash in France

PARIS — At least 40 people, mostly elderly tourists starting off on a day trip, were killed Friday when a bus and truck collided on a country road in wine country in southwest France, officials said.

The cause and circumstances of the crash — near the village of Puisseguin, about 50 kilometers east of Bordeaux — were unclear. Scores of emergency workers rushed to the scene.

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