December 31, 2012
Emergency personnel respond to the scene of a multiple fatality accident where a tour bus careened through a guardrail along an icy Oregon highway and fell several hundred feet down a steep embankment, authorities said, Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012 about 15 miles east of Pendleton, Ore. The charter bus carrying about 40 people lost control around 10:30 a.m. on the snow- and ice-covered lanes of Interstate 84, according to the Oregon State Police.
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PENDLETON — Nine people were killed and more than two dozen injured when a charter bus veered out of control on a notorious stretch of Interstate 84 around 10:30 a.m. Sunday on snow- and ice-covered lanes in eastern Oregon, according to the Oregon State Police.