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Katrina evacuee bus overturns, killing one
Local newspaper reports 10 wounded, several critically
OPELOUSAS, La. – One Hurricane Katrina refugee died and many others were injured when a bus carrying them west from the Superdome in New Orleans overturned and rolled across a highway median.
The Daily World of Opelousas reported on its Web site that at least 10 people were taken to hospitals, several of them critically injured.
Trooper Willie Williams, spokesman for the state police, said the driver lost control of the vehicle. More details were not immediately known.
The bus was heading north when it overturned on Interstate 49; it wound up on the southbound off-ramp to the town’s main street.