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Two killed when bus overturns

3 years 1 month 13 minutes ago Monday, September 22 2014 Sep 22, 2014 September 22, 2014 6:46 AM September 22, 2014 in News
Source: Associated Press
By: Hunter Robinson

BEAR, DE - Authorities say a second person has died after a tour bus crash in Delaware that left 48 others injured.

Delaware State Police said early Monday that a second woman had died. They said the 30-year-old woman from Istanbul, Turkey suffered multiple traumatic injuries and was pronounced dead at a hospital late Sunday night. Her name was not immediately released.

Officials said the accident did not involve other vehicles and happened around 4:20 p.m. Sunday.

State Police said that there were 49 passengers on the bus when it overturned while negotiating a curve in an off-ramp. Authorities said one woman, a 54-year-old passenger from New York, was pinned under the bus and killed at the scene.

Authorities said the sightseeing group had been traveling from Washington, D.C., to New York.

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