DPS issues correction, 1 fatality in Baylor Co. Greyhound bus crash

State & Regional

Updated with new information and a revision from DPS

(Photo from TexomasHomepage.com)

MABELLE, Texas — On Tuesday, the Texas Department of Public Safety had reported there was a second fatality in the crash of Greyhound bus Monday afternoon in Baylor County.  

However, DPS issued a correction later in the day indicating the second death was reported in error.

There has only been one confirmed death in the bus crash.

According to multiple media reports, the victim was identified by authorities as James Dayton Jones, 40 of Amarillo.

DPS said there were 29 people on board the bus (plus the driver).

TexomasHomepage.com reported three people were airlifted to hospitals in Fort Worth and Wichita Falls.

Another 15 were transported by ambulances to hospitals in Wichita Falls and Seymour.

The bus had previously made a stop in Lubbock and was headed to Wichita Falls, the Texas Department of Public Safety said on Monday.

DPS said the bus and pickup truck collided at the intersection of U.S. Highway 82/183/283/277 and Farm-to-Market Road 1790 in the community of Mabelle.

According to the Greyhound website, the bus was en route from Denver, Colorado to Dallas.

(TexomasHomepage.com contributed to this report)

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