Twenty three dead, more than a dozen injured in tragic Haiti bus crash

accidentPORT AU PRINCE, Haiti, Monday May 5, 2014, CMC – At least 23 people were killed and 17 others injured after a bus crashed in the southwest city of Jeremie over the weekend, authorities have confirmed.

They said the accident occurred near the coastal town of Roseau and that most of the dead were from the town of d’Anse d’Hainault on the far western tip of the country.

The Mayor of the city of Jeremie, Ronald Etienne, confirmed the accident occurred on Saturday and that the cause was not known, but roads in the rural areas of Haiti are always in poor shape and blamed for several tragic accidents.

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