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May312011

Bus Overturns Along I-95; Dead, Injured Among Wreckage

Handout Photo(CAROLINE COUNTY, Va.) -- At least four people are reported dead and others injured after a bus overturned along Interstate 95 near Caroline County, Va., early Tuesday morning, according to Virginia State Police.

The number of people injured in the crash was not immediately known, but the Richmond Times-Dispatch quotes a police spokesman who says nearly 60 people were on the bus at the time of the accident.

It was not immediately clear what may have caused the crash.

On Tuesday, the Department of Transportation issued an "unsatisfactory safety rating" and suspended all service of the North Carolina-based bus company, Sky Express Inc.  DOT says the company had violated several federal safety regulations.

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