Bus hits parked truck, at least 36 dead



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VERACRUZ, Mexico (AP) — State officials in Mexico now say at least 36 people are dead after a passenger bus slammed into a broken-down truck and burst into flames.

State and federal officials in the southeastern Mexican state of Veracruz say four people survived the crash.

The state civil defense agency says the victims were business people from the region who were traveling to Mexico City. The agency says the victims apparently burned to death inside the bus.

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