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37 Drown as Bus Runs Off Road in Mexico

November 13, 1987|Reuters

MEXICO CITY — At least 37 people drowned today after a crowded commuter bus ran off a highway in dense fog and overturned in a sewage canal, police said.

A police spokesman said five survivors have been rescued from the bus and were flown in police helicopters to nearby hospitals. The spokesman said the bus had a capacity of about 60 people but was overcrowded when it crashed.

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