One dead when busload of evacuees overturns - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

One dead when busload of evacuees overturns

OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) - One Hurricane Katrina evacuee died and many others were injured when a bus carrying them from the Superdome overturned and rolled across a highway median. At least 10 people were taken to hospitals, several critically injured, The Daily World of Opelousas reported on its Web site.

Trooper Willie Williams, spokesman for the state police, said the driver lost control of the vehicle, but other details were not immediately known.

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