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Emergency responders wheel a patient from a bus accident into Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene, Texas Friday, Nov. 4, 2011. A bus carrying Abilene Christian University agriculture students crashed on the way to Medina on Friday, November 4, 2011. A bus carrying Abilene Christian University students and faculty overturned in central Texas, leaving at least one person dead and multiple others injured, officials said. (AP Photo/Abilene Reporter-News, Joy Lewis)

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BALLINGER — Authorities say an Abilene Christian University bus crash that killed one person and injured at least a dozen others happened when the driver lost control as the vehicle entered a bend in the highway.

The Texas Highway Patrol said in a statement that the bus overturned and several people were ejected after it veered off the U.S. 83 near Ballinger, about 200 miles southwest of Fort Worth.

One person was confirmed dead at the scene and 13 others were taken to hospitals.

The highway patrol says the 12 agricultural studies students, three faculty members and a faculty member's spouse were headed to do mission work at a children's home in Medina.

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