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2 killed in tour bus, big rig crash in Panola County

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PANOLA COUNTY, TX (KSLA) -

Two people are confirmed dead in a crash involving a tour bus and a tractor trailer in Panola County early Thursday morning.

It happened at around 1 a.m. on US Hwy 59 just north of Carthage, near the intersection of FM 1794.

Texas DPS officials say a tractor trailer collided with the commercial passenger bus, killing the driver and one passenger of the bus.

The driver of the tractor trailer was taken by helicopter to a Tyler hospital.

Other passengers on the bus were treated and released with minor injuries.

The El Expreso Bus Company, based in Houston, confirms the bus left Houston Wednesday night around 9 p.m. bound for Chicago.

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