United States: Eight killed aboard tour bus that crashed in Tennessee

Posted on October 2, 2013 • Filed under: Tourists Injured, Tourists Killed, United-States

NBC News reports that frantic members flocked to a North Carolina church Wednesday to learn whether their friends and relatives were among eight people killed and 14 others injured when a bus carrying elderly congregants overturned in eastern Tennessee. Eight of the injured — all of them described as senior citizens — were in critical condition. “I’m worried about my brother,” a man at Front Street Baptist Church in Statesville, north of Charlotte, told NBC station WCNC. “He might be hurt. I’m hoping he’s still alive.” Police cars ringed the church to keep away reporters and onlookers. Read article

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