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Doddridge, Arkansas

AR Bus Crash

July 31, 2005-Posted at 1:30 p.m. CDT

Doddridge, AR- Dozens of people were injured yesterday when the chartered bus they were riding in crashed into a wooded area near Doddridge, Arkansas.

The bus was traveling south bound along Highway 71 near the Arkansas-Louisiana border when it was hit by a north bound white pick-up truck sending the bus into the woods.

Dozens of passengers were taken to nearby hospitals.

The bus passengers, a church group from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, were headed home from their annual youth trip when the accident occurred.

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