1 dead, 23 injured in bus crash in U.S. Maryland

Washington, May 6 (UNI) One person was killed and 23 others injured in a bus crash in U.S. state of Maryland early Sunday, authorities said.

Police responded to the scene of a single vehicle bus crash on I-95 Interstate Highway in Harford County shortly after 6:00 a.m. local time (1000 GMT), said Maryland State Police in a news release.

The preliminary investigation indicated the bus with 24 people aboard traveling northbound on I-95 when for unknown reasons losing control and striking a guardrail, it said.

One passenger from the bus was pronounced dead on the scene, it added.

Maryland State Police said it’s actively investigating the cause of the accident.

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