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From the DPS news release:
One person has died in a single vehicle bus crash. This crash occurred about 3:20 p.m. on U.S. Highway 83 at the intersection of County Road 234 in Runnels County.
Anabel Reid, 19, from Petersburg, Texas, was pronounced dead at the scene by Judge Glenda Wood. The body was taken to Lange Funeral Home in Ballinger and later to Abilene Professional Services in Abilene.
The remaining 15 occupants were taken to four area hospitals and are in varying degrees of injury.
List of injured and hospital they were taken to:
Shannon Medical Center, San Angelo, Texas: Emmett Miller, ACU faculty member, and his wife, Pat Miller.
Community Hospital San Angelo, San Angelo, Texas: Jim Cooke, ACU faculty member, and student Allison Shorst.
Ballinger Memorial Hospital, Ballinger, Texas: Michael Adam Nicodemus, ACU faculty member; and students Cathleen Henderson, Jason Iris, Mandy Wilson, Tiffany Lutz, Anna Watson, Kendra Uhamba and Hayley Wilkerson
Hendrick Medical Center, Abilene, Texas: ACU students Melissa Ford, Anna Ciufo, Naomi Cruz.
2009 Ford E450 Super Duty Aerotech 24-passenger bus plus driver. This vehicle was driven by Michael Adam Nicodemus, 34, from Abilene.
At about 3:20 this afternoon, a 2009 Ford bus was carrying students and faculty from Abilene Christian University on a weekend mission trip to Medina Children's Home, located southwest of Kerrville.
The bus was southbound on U.S. 83 in Runnels County, south of Ballinger, as the driver lost control at County Road 234. The bus struck a concrete culvert and rolled one time. Several students were ejected in the crash. One of the 16 occupants was pronounced dead at the scene.
This crash is being investigated by Trooper Michael Gray. Multiple agencies assisted with in this crash recovery.