Posted at: 02/22/2013 11:50 AM
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Bus Carrying Iowa softball Team Involved in Crash
COLFAX, Iowa (AP) - A charter bus carrying members of an Iowa college softball team has been involved in a multi-vehicle crash that closed part of Interstate 80.
The bus carrying students and coaches from Simpson College was headed east Friday morning on Interstate 80 near Colfax when a semi-trailer truck jack-knifed in front of it. School officials say bus passengers were not seriously injured.
Television station KCCI (http://bit.ly/X1pz3w ) reports the Iowa State Patrol says several semi-trailer trucks were involved in the crash. It is unclear if there are additional injuries. Eastbound lanes near the crash remain closed.
The crash is one of several after a major snowstorm dumped several inches of snow across the state.
Another bus later picked the team up for a tournament in Marquette, Mich.
Information from: KCCI-TV, http://www.kcci.com
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2/22/2013 11:33:51 AM (GMT -6:00)