1 dead, 8 injured after tractor-trailer hits minibus

BAITING HOLLOW - Officials say one person was killed and eight injured after a tractor-trailer collided with a minibus on Sound Avenue in Baiting Hollow just after 3 p.m.

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Police say the tractor-trailer sideswiped the minibus after crossing over the double-yellow line, causing the truck to flip over and the minibus to sheer in half.

All nine victims in the accident were aboard the bus.

The minibus was from the Maryhaven Center of Hope, a center for people with special needs.

Officials say they are looking into whether the truck driver may have been speeding, but are still investigating the accident.

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