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5 dead, 25 injured in Florida crash, authorities say

5 dead, 25 injured in Florida crash, authorities say

Five people were killed and 25 injured when an aged bus carrying farmworkers collided with a tractor-trailer and both vehicles burst into flames Saturday at a highway intersection in the Florida Panhandle, authorities said.

The Blue Bird bus from Georgia was carrying roughly 34 adults and children when it ran a flashing red light and a stop sign before hitting the tractor trailer, then spun around and hit the semi again, authorities said.

"This is a very horrendous crash, I can tell you," Wakulla County Sheriff Charlie Creel said, calling it one of the worst in several decades in law enforcement.

He told The Associated Press in a telephone interview that one of...

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