6 dead after small bus and van crash in upstate New York – Boston News, Weather, Sports
LOUISVILLE, NY (AP) – Federal and state authorities are investigating an accident involving a small bus and panel truck in the snow that killed six people in upstate New York near the Canadian border.
The accident happened around 6 a.m. Saturday on Highway 37 in Louisville, about 150 miles (240 kilometers) north of Syracuse on the St. Lawrence River.
State police said the six people who died were on the bus, along with three others who were seriously injured. One of the injured was in critical condition.
The bus bore the logo of a solar energy company, LBFNY, WWNY-TV reported.
St. Lawrence County emergency services chief Matt Denner told WWNY that numerous ambulances and other first responders were at the scene.
“It was a very difficult scene for everyone there,” Denner said.
State police and the National Transportation Safety Board are investigating the cause of the crash. The NTSB said it deployed a six-person team to conduct a safety investigation.
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