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Bus Carrying High School Cheerleaders Crashes in Texas, 8 Hurt

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    Bus Carrying High School Cheerleaders Crashes in Texas, 8 Hurt
    Kaitlyn Foster

    Officials say eight people were injured when a bus carrying high school cheerleaders crashed with a tractor-trailer rig in Texas.

    Multiple news media report the Iraan-Sheffield bus carrying the cheerleaders crashed in Howard County after a football game late Friday night.

    Amanda Duforat with Scenic Mountain Medical Center in Big Spring told KWES-TV that eight people were brought in from the crash. She said two were in critical condition, two others were in serious condition and four were being transferred to another hospital for further treatment. 

    Photos from the crash scene showed an Iraan-Sheffield school bus with its front end crumpled against the damaged side of a tractor trailer rig.

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    The Texas Department of Public Safety said westbound lanes of Interstate 20 were closed and traffic was being diverted.