BREAKING: 8 Dead, 44 Injured In Texas After THIS Happens

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Texas suffered a major tragedy this week when a charter bus rolled over on the highway in a southern portion of the state. Eight people were killed, and an additional 44 were injured.

Tragedies like this remind us that love is short, and that nothing should be taken for granted.

The crash took place on northbound Highway 83 in Webb County, near the border with Mexico. DPS Trooper Conrad Hein states that the crash occurred at 11:26 a.m. Seven people were pronounced dead on the scene, and an eighth died at the hospital. Forty-four others received hospital care in Laredo and Dimmit County. 

“The driver of the bus lost control and rolled over,” Hein commented. The driver was among those injured, though his name and the names of the passengers have not been released. 

Hein claims that authorities are “still looking into” the cause of the crash. 

The National Transportation Safety Board is sending a team to investigate the crash, which is expected to arrive today. 

“I extend my heartfelt condolences to the loved ones of the individuals who lost their lives and those who were injured in this tragic accident,” Webb County Sheriff Martin Cuellar said in a statement. 

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has also expressed his condolences to the families of those killed and injured. 

“Cecilia and I extend our deepest condolences to those affected by the tragic accident in South Texas today,” Abbott commented. “I ask the entire State of Texas to keep the families of loved ones lost today, as well as the Dimmit County community, in its thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.”

Please keep all those affected by this tragedy in your thoughts and prayers!

“I extend my heartfelt condolences to the loved ones of the individuals who lost their lives and those who were injured in this tragic accident,” Webb County Sheriff Martin Cuellar said in a statement.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has also expressed his condolences to the families of those killed and injured.

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