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Mexico bus crash kills West Liberty man

MEXICO CITY, Mexico (KWWL) -- The American Consulate confirms that 12 people are dead, including one Iowan, after a bus crash near Monterrey on Monday afternoon.

One of the fatalities is Ronald Christi,74, of West Liberty. His wife, Margaret Christi is in critical condition.

Seven other Americans, all from Texas, were killed when the bus collided with an tractor-trailer. 15 people were injured.

According to CNN, the bus was operated by Senda Express and left McAllen, Texas, on its way to Zacatecas in central Mexico.

Most of the passengers are reported to be retirees.

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