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Steamroller Falls on Bus, Killing 14

April 24, 2002|From Times Wire Reports

Fourteen people were crushed to death in central Russia when a steamroller weighing several tons toppled off a truck and crushed a bus, police said.

Russian TV quoted police in the republic of Bashkortostan as saying the truck clipped a bus it was passing, pitching the steamroller off the back of the vehicle and into the path of a second oncoming bus.

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