Na­tion TRUCK HITS BUSLOAD OF CHEER­LEAD­ERS

The Denver Post - - NEWS -

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.

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