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March 16, 2013

Pa. lacrosse team bus crashes; pregnant coach dies

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CARLISLE, Pa. —

Raw: Pa. College Team's Bus Crashes, Killing 2

State environmental officials were also sent to the scene because of a diesel fuel spill from the bus.

Seton Hill is a Catholic school of about 2,500 students near Pittsburgh. The team was to play Saturday afternoon at Millersville University, about 50 miles from the crash site in central Pennsylvania. Counseling service will be provided for students and others, the school said, and an administrator was headed to the scene of the crash to help students and their families there.

On Tuesday, another bus carrying college lacrosse players from a Vermont team was hit by a sports car that spun out of control on a wet highway in upstate New York, sending the bus toppling onto its side, police said. One person in the car died.

And last month, a bus carrying 42 high school students from the Philadelphia area and their chaperones slammed into an overpass in Boston, injuring 35. Authorities said the driver had directed the bus onto a road with a height limit.

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