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One person killed, 8 others injured after bus collides with car near Friona

A crash near Friona early Saturday morning involving a passenger bus has left one person dead and eight others injured.

DPS officials investigators say 51-year-old Ozem Ordonez-Yanez was driving the bus with 39 passengers on board. The bus was heading east on US 60 in the outside lane.

A Toyota Camry, driven by 48-year-old Socorro Gallego of Friona, was travelling west on US 60. Gallego turned left into the cross-over, failed to yield right of way and continued south across the eastbound lanes.

The front end of the bus collided into the right passenger side of the Camry.

Gallego was transported to Parmer Medical Center in Friona where she later died from her injuries.

Four of the bus passengers were transported to Parmer Medical Center where they were treated and released. Four other passengers were treated on the scene.

This incident remains under investigation.

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