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(LAREDO, Texas) — At least eight people have died and dozens were injured in a bus accident in rural Webb County, Texas.

According to the Webb Fire Department, the charter bus was carrying about 50 people when it overturned going north on Highway 83.

Webb County Texas PIO Larry Sanchez said seven people died on the scene and one person died at Doctor’s Hospital in Laredo. Twenty-two were sent to that hospital, 15 to Laredo Medical Center, and seven to Dimmit County hospital, Sanchez said.

National Transportation Safety Board spokesperson Keith Holloway told ABC News “the NTSB is planning to send a team that is expected to arrive sometime [Sunday].”

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