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Four Dead, 40 Injured in Bus Crash in Southern Brazil

Rio de Janeiro, November 4 (RHC) -- At least four people were killed and more than 40 injured on Sunday when a passenger bus veered off a highway and fell into a ravine in southern Brazil, local reports said.

A 14-year-old boy was among the fatal victims of the accident, which occurred in the early morning hours near the city of Passo Fundo, in the north of Rio Grande do Sul state.

The bus bringing back travelers from a weekend excursion to neighboring Paraguay was heading to the town of Nova Prata when the driver lost control of the vehicle near a bridge rail.

The report said that out of injured, 33 have been hospitalized, some in serious condition,
Edited by Juan Leandro
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