Nation TRUCK HITS BUSLOAD OF CHEERLEADERS
big spring, texas» Authorities say a woman was killed and seven others were injured when a tractor-trailer crashed into a bus carrying a group of West Texas high school cheerleaders.
Iraan-Sheffield School District Superintendent Kevin Allen says the bus, which was carrying six cheerleaders and two cheerleader sponsors, was headed home Friday night after a football game when it was hit on Interstate 20 near Big Spring.
Allen says one of the cheerleader sponsors was killed. Authorities identified her as 52-year-old Elizabeth Pope. The seven others were taken to hospitals.