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Over 40 Killed in Truck and Bus Crash in France

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France Road Crash

In this aerial photo taken from video, showing the scene after a truck and a bus transporting retirees on a day trip collided and caught fire Friday in wine country in southwest France, killing 42-people and badly injuring four others, authorities said, Friday Oct. 23, 2015, near the village of Puisseguin, about 50 kilometers (30 miles) east of Bordeaux, France. Eight people, including the driver, escaped from the bus, in the nation’s deadliest road accident in more than 30 years. ( iTélé FRANCE TV via AP) TV OUT - EDS NOTE IMAGES MAY BE USED FOR 30 DAYS FROM DATE OCT. 23, 2015.

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France Road Crash

In this aerial photo taken from video, showing the scene after a truck and a bus transporting retirees on a day trip collided and caught fire Friday in wine country in southwest France, killing 42-people and badly injuring four others, authorities said, Friday Oct. 23, 2015, near the village of Puisseguin, about 50 kilometers (30 miles) east of Bordeaux, France. Eight people, including the driver, escaped from the bus, in the nation’s deadliest road accident in more than 30 years. ( iTélé FRANCE TV via AP) TV OUT - EDS NOTE IMAGES MAY BE USED FOR 30 DAYS FROM DATE OCT. 23, 2015.

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France Road Crash

Police and firefighters are gathered in Puisseguin, near Bordeaux, southwestern France, following a road accident in which at least 42 people were killed, Friday, Oct. 23, 2015. A truck and a bus transporting retirees on a day trip collided and caught fire Friday on a country road in wine country in southwest France, killing 42 people and gravely injuring at least four others, authorities said. (AP Photo/Bod Edme)

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France Road Crash

French gendarmes prevent media access to the site of a bus crash in Puisseguin, near Bordeaux, southwestern France, following a road accident in which at least 42 people were killed, Friday, Oct. 23, 2015. A truck and a bus transporting retirees on a day trip collided and caught fire Friday on a country road in wine country in southwest France, killing 42 people and gravely injuring at least four others, authorities said. (AP Photo/Bod Edme)

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France Road Crash

French gendarmes prevent media access to the site of a bus crash in Puisseguin, near Bordeaux, southwestern France, following a road accident in which at least 42 people were killed, Friday, Oct. 23, 2015. A truck and a bus transporting retirees on a day trip collided and caught fire Friday on a country road in wine country in southwest France, killing 42 people and gravely injuring at least four others, authorities said. (AP Photo/Bod Edme)

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Map locates Puisseguin, France; 1c x 1 1/2 inches; 46.5 mm x 38 mm;

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France Road Crash

People confort each other as they arrive near the site of a crash between a bus and truck in which at least 43 people were killed, in Puisseguin, near Bordeaux, southwestern France, Friday, Oct. 23, 2015. A truck and a bus transporting retirees on a day trip collided and caught fire Friday in wine country in southwest France, killing 43 people and badly injuring four others, authorities said. It was the nation's deadliest road accident in more than 30 years. (AP Photo)

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France Road Crash

People confort each other as they arrive near the site of a crash between a bus and truck in which at least 43 people were killed, in Puisseguin, near Bordeaux, southwestern France, Friday, Oct. 23, 2015. A truck and a bus transporting retirees on a day trip collided and caught fire Friday in wine country in southwest France, killing 43 people and badly injuring four others, authorities said. It was the nation's deadliest road accident in more than 30 years. (AP Photo)

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France Road Crash

A firefighter, left, conforts a woman near the site of a crash between a bus and truck in which at least 43 people were killed, in Puisseguin, near Bordeaux, southwestern France, Friday, Oct. 23, 2015. A truck and a bus transporting retirees on a day trip collided and caught fire Friday in wine country in southwest France, killing 43 people and badly injuring four others, authorities said. It was the nation's deadliest road accident in more than 30 years. (AP Photo)