10 killed in highway crash in Mexico

Mexico City: At least 10 people were killed and 33 others injured on Friday when a bus collided with a tractor-trailer near Ciudad Juarez, Mexican authorities said. The bus ran into the truck from behind shortly after 5 a.m., according to the initial report. The 10 fatalities include two minors, EFE news agency reported. Among those injured was the bus driver, identified only as a 58-year-old male, who remains in custody pending an investigation. The bus was en route from Torreon to Ciudad Juarez, a metropolis just across the Rio Grande from El Paso, Texas. Several of the injured are listed in critical condition at hospitals in Ciudad Juarez.   

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