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July 22, 2014

Most Calif. bus crash victims died of smoke inhalation, coroner says

Photo: NTSB - Robert Orland

ORLAND, Calif. — Most of the victims killed in a fiery crash in Northern California between a college-bound bus and a FedEx freight truck in April survived the initial impact, only to die from smoke inhalation as a fire tore through the carriage, coroner's officials announced, the Los Angeles Times reported.

RELATED: NTSB releases report on motorcoach-FedEx truck crash

After first striking another vehicle, the truck went on to hit the chartered bus carrying chaperons and high school students from Southern California, according to the report.

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