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Knoxville, TN: Horrific highway accident, 8 killed, 14 injured in I-40 crash

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Scene of the accident (Source: WBIR) Scene of the accident (Source: WBIR)
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A church bus from North Carolina was involved in a crash on I-40 Wednesday afternoon that killed at least eight people and injured several more, confirmed UT Medical Center.

A preliminary report from THP says eight people were killed. Six of those were passengers on the bus, one in the tractor trailer, and one in an SUV. They also say 14 people were injured. Four were transported by air to hospitals, eight were transported by ground to hospitals, and two were not transported.

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