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BREAKING: State troopers investigating deadly crash involving an EPISD bus in Hudspeth County

EL PASO, Texas - Texas State Troopers are investigating a deadly bus crash in Hudspeth County.

Texas Department of Public Safety officials tell ABC-7 the crash happened around 12:30 a.m. on Highway 62/180, near mile marker 94. Troopers said a pickup truck was driving in the wrong direction and crashed into the bus head-on. Troopers said two people died at the scene and at least 17 people were injured.

A spokesperson for the El Paso Independent School District said the bus was carrying 25 student athletes and coaches from a track meet.

ABC-7 is working to get more information on which high school the students were from.

Stay with ABC-7 for the latest.

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