May 28, 2024

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SUV driver hits crowd at Texas bus stop near border; 8 dead – The Denver Post

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By VALERIE GONZALEZ and MICHAEL GONZALEZ (Associated Press)

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) — The death toll has risen to eight after an SUV slammed into a crowd of people waiting for a bus Sunday outside a migrant shelter in the border city of Brownsville, Texas. At least 10 others were injured, police said, as they prepared to arrest the hospitalized driver.

With no bench at the unmarked city bus stop, some of the victims were sitting on the curb around 8:30 a.m. when the driver hit them, surveillance video from the Bishop Enrique San Pedro Ozanam Center showed. Brownsville police investigator Martin Sandoval, who confirmed the latest death Sunday evening, said police did not know whether the collision was intentional.

Shelter director Victor Maldonado said the SUV ran up the curb, flipped…

The Associated Press

2023-05-07 22:25:28

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