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Three people are confirmed dead and dozens are injured after a charter bus from Austin was hit by a train in Biloxi, Miss.

The Biloxi chief of police said that the bus is from Austin, according to a report from WWL-TV.
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A Biloxi city spokesman said the crash happened at about 2:15 p.m. A CSX train pushed the bus about 300 feet before it has stopped.


An eye witness to the crash told the Biloxi Sun Herald that the bus had been sitting at a railroad crossing in downtown Biloxi for five to 10 minutes when the train hit it. Some passengers had been getting off of the bus when the collision happened causing some to become trapped under the bus, the eye witness said.

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