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GARFIELD COUNTY, Utah, Sept. 20, 2019 (Gephardt Daily) — Officials have confirmed a deadly accident on State Route 12 just west of Bryce Canyon National Park.
According to information from the Utah Highway Patrol, four people have died in the mid-day Friday accident. As many as 15 others have been injured, some critically.
The UHP also has confirmed that the passengers are speakers of Chinese.
“Troopers are en route to a tour bus crash near Bryce Canyon on SR-12. Multiple Air ambulances and rescue crews have been dispatched,” said a UHP tweet published at 12:17 p.m. “We will update as more information comes in. Please avoid the area and let first responders work.”
A follow up tweet was issued at 12:37 p.m.:
“At least four fatalities are confirmed in the #SR12BusCrash. Multiple critical injuries.”
Gephardt Daily will have more information on this breaking news story as facts become available.