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1 killed, 25 hurt when bus rolls on interstate

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  • Commuter bus was leaving Reno, Nevada, resort
  • Officials say bus carried employees from Resort at Squaw Creek
  • Bus rolled onto the shoulder and crashed through guard railing
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(CNN) -- One person was killed and another 25 injured Saturday when a commuter bus leaving a Reno, Nevada, resort crashed, California transportation officials said.

The bus was carry workers from a Reno, Nevada, resort when it crashed, officials said.

The bus rolled onto the shoulder and crashed through a guard railing, a California official said.

There was no immediate information on the condition of those injured in the wreck.

California Department of Transportation spokesman Mark Dinger told CNN that the crash on Interstate 80 happened just outside of Floriston, California, near the state line, at about 11:30 a.m. ET.

The bus rolled onto the shoulder and crashed through a guard railing before falling into a culvert, he said.

It was carrying employees from the Resort at Squaw Creek, the official said.

Les Pederson, a spokesman for the resort, said the bus carries workers to and from the resort.

Westbound lanes of the highway were expected to be closed until about 4:30 p.m. ET, Dinger said.

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