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Multiple deaths from overturned tour bus east of LA

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A tour bus overturned Sunday on a desert highway in Southern California which killed multiple people. The bus overturned at 6:30 p.m. near the town of Forest Falls which is about 80 miles east of Los Angeles, a fire department spokesman Eric Sherwin told The Star Tribune.
San Bernardino County fire officials say that there were 30 casualties. Ten people were killed while 20 were injured. At least seven ambulances came to the scene of the accident, The San Bernardino Sun reported.
The 9-1-1 calls came in at 6:30 p.m. reporting that a large bus had overturned, blocking Highway 38 near the Mill Creek Ranger Station. There were multiple vehicles involved in the accident, authorities told The San Bernardino.
Sherwin did not know where the bus was going or coming from but Highway 38 leads to a recreational area, Big Bear, the Pioneer Press reported.

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