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Canadian bus crash kills 1, injures 12

By the CNN Wire Staff
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1 dead, 12 injured in bus crash
  • Victims are members of the Napanee, Ontario, volunteer fire department
  • One person dies in the crash northeast of Detroit, Michigan

(CNN) -- A bus crash in western Ontario, Canada, killed one person and injured 12 others over the weekend, police said.

The incident happened Sunday along Highway 401 near Woodstock around 6 a.m., according to Ontario Provincial Police.

"Officers located a coach bus on its side in the ditch between the eastbound lanes of Highway 401 and the on ramp to Highway 403," said a statement from Constable Michelle Murphy. "The bus was carrying 13 members of the Napanee volunteer fire department and their families."

The injured were taken to hospitals in Woodstock, Ingersoll and London for treatment.

Woodstock is located about 140 miles northeast of Detroit, Michigan.