At least 12 dead in crash involving Central Texas church group near Garner State Park – San Antonio Express-News

A New Braunfels church group returning from a choir retreat Wednesday afternoon was involved in a major collision near Garner State Park resulting in at least 12 confirmed fatalities.

The bus and a Dodge dually pickup truck collided head-on at 12:23 p.m. on U.S. 83 North, just south of Ranch Road 1050 when the truck crossed the center line, according to Lt. Johnny Hernandez, DPS spokesman.

 The 2004 bus carrying members of the First Baptist Church in New Braunfels was southbound on U.S. 83, carrying 14 people. The driver of the 2007 Dodge truck, which was northbound on the highway, was alone in his vehicle, Hernandez said.

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