Head-on bus crash on Texas Highway kills 2 and injures 10

Both drivers were killed in a head-on bus crash on Texas Highway and 10 passengers were injured.

The bus was traveling westbound, carrying a Los Angeles-based rock band, The Ghost Inside, when it struck a semi-truck head on that was traveling eastbound.

According to The Texas Department of Public Safety, the crash happened on U.S. 62/180 east of El Paso around 9:15 a.m. Thursday morning.

It is still being investigated what caused the wreck.

Gregory Hoke, 31, of Round Rock was the bus driver, and Steven Cunningham, 64, of Las Cruces, N.M., was the semi-truck driver. Both were pronounced dead at the scene.

The bus had 10 passengers including five band members and five crew members. All ten were injured and taken to various local hospitals according to the band’s website.


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