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DomRep bus crash kills driver, injures 10 tourists

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) – Officials in the Dominican Republic say a tourist bus has crashed down a hill, killing the driver and injuring 10 people, including seven from the United States.

Local civil defense official Jacqueline Polonia says the bus was carrying 50 passengers when it went off the road and turned over Monday near the mountain town of Jarabacoa in the central part of the Caribbean country.

Polonia says the injured have been treated at hospitals in the city of La Vega, but none of the injuries was serious. She describes the seven injured Americans as all being 20 or 21.

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