At least 13 dead, 40 hurt in bus crash, traveling to a Catholic festival (Dallas Morning News)

At least 13 people were killed and more than 40 were injured early this morning when a private charter bus heading from Houston to Missouri crashed along northbound U.S. Highway 75, police said.

Police said all of the passengers appeared to be Vietnamese and KHOU-TV reported that they were from the Vietnamese Martyrs Church of Houston on their way to Carthage, Mo. The bus was one of several headed to the Marian Days festival, an annual celebration in honor of the Virgin Mary.

At least 13 dead, more than 40 hurt in bus crash on U.S. 75 in Sherman | Dallas Morning News | News for Dallas, Texas | Latest News

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