Feds Probe Fiery Bus Crash

    Massive flames are seen devouring both vehicles just after the crash, and clouds of smoke billowed into the sky  Thursday April 10, 2014 until firefighters had quenched the fire, leaving behind scorched black hulks of metal. The FedEx tractor-trailer crossed a grassy freeway median in Northern California and slammed into the bus carrying high school students on a visit to a college. At least nine were killed in the fiery crash, authorities said. (AP Photo/Jeremy Lockett)

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    Federal official are investigating after a bus carrying prospective students for Humboldt State University was struck by a FedEx truck in California on Thursday. The drivers of the bus and truck were killed along with eight other people, including some of the students. The truck crossed into oncoming traffic, hitting one car, and then the bus. “As we mourn the loss of those who died, we join all Californians in expressing our gratitude for the tireless work of the Red Cross and emergency personnel who responded bravely to this terrible tragedy,” said Governor Jerry Brown in a statement. FedEx says it is pledging full cooperation with the investigation.

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