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Bus accident leaves 44 people injured

March 10, 1997

CHEBOYGAN, Mich. (AP) _ A tour bus returning from a weekend casino trip rolled over on a snowy road, injuring all 44 people aboard.

One person remained in serious condition this morning and 11 others were stable after the accident Sunday night, about eight miles west of of this northern Michigan town.

The bus was passing another vehicle when the driver lost control and the bus rolled over to the opposite side of the median, Cheboygan County Sheriff’s Deputy Jodi Beauchamp said.

One victim was pinned under the front of the bus and several were trapped inside, Sgt. Charles Beckwith said. Several people were also ejected from the vehicle by the force of the crash, he said.

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