Taiwan says bus driver in July crash killing 26 was suicidal

September 10, 2016 10:21 AM

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TAOYUAN, Taiwan – Taiwanese prosecutors have closed their investigation into a July bus crash that killed all 26 people on board, including 23 Chinese tourists, saying the driver was suicidal.

Taiwan's Central News Agency reported Saturday that authorities could not find an electrical problem or other cause for the bus catching fire. Prosecutors said the driver of the bus had planned to kill himself, purchasing gasoline to pour inside the bus and drinking before the crash.

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