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Indiana Woman Killed In Tour Bus Crash West Of Grand Canyon

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Mohave County Sheriff's Office
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Authorities in Mohave County continue to investigate the cause of a tour bus crash Friday afternoon west of Grand Canyon National Park. One person was killed and three were critically injured. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.

The Mohave County Sheriff’s Office says 53-year-old Boonville, Ind., resident Shelley Ann Voges was killed when the bus rolled and landed on its side. She was pronounced dead at the scene and three others were transported to local hospitals. They’re now in stable condition. Forty additional passengers were treated at Kingman Regional Medical Center and released. Most of the passengers were American with ages ranging from 20 to 60.

Officials didn’t identify a cause of the crash and are still investigating. But a fire official who initially responded said passengers reported the driver was going too fast and lost control on the busy road.

The Las Vegas-based Comedy On Deck Tours was operating the bus on its way to Grand Canyon West on the Hualapai reservation. The company didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment.

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