College softball bus crashes in Oklahoma, 4 dead

Sep 27, 2014 3:59 PM

DAVIS, Okla. (AP) - Oklahoma Highway Patrol officials say four members of a college women's softball team have been killed and at least 15 others injured after a North Central Texas College bus collided with a semi-truck.

Capt. Ronnie Hampton says the collision happened about 9 p.m. on Interstate 35, south of Turner Falls.

Hampton says three women died at the scene and another died at a hospital. It's not immediately known how many people were on the bus.

Posts on the North Central Texas College Facebook page requests prayers and say the school will release a statement later Saturday.

Southern Nazarene University sports information director David Noblett tells The Oklahoman ( ) that North Central was scrimmaging SNU earlier Friday

Authorities say the bus was returning to Gainseville, Texas. The crash remains under investigation.

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Photo Credit: AP Photo/The Oklahoman/Steve Sisney


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