5 die, 20 more injured in Oregon bus crash

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Five people died in a bus crash Sunday morning east of Pendleton, according to Oregon State Police, and ambulances took approximately 20 people to St. Anthony Hospital, Pendleton.

Bus driving on icy road plunges down cliff in Oregon. (Credit: Tim Trainor East Oregonian)

A tour bus at about 10:30 a.m. lost control on snow and ice on the westbound lanes of Interstate 84 near milepost 227 near Deadman Pass, a few miles from the top of Cabbage Hill. The bus crashed through a guardrail and plunged down a cliff. State police reported about 40 people were on the bus, but the agency did not identify the bus company or say where the group was traveling from or to.

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