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Truck accident claims lives of 4 Texas college students

There are a number of reasons why truck accidents happen, such as truck driver fatigue and drunk driving. Even though some of these accidents can be prevented, they continue to claim lives in Houston, Texas, and across the nation. Furthermore, when someone is involved in a truck accident, they could experience all sorts of negative consequences, from a serious head injury to overwhelming medical expenses. As a result, people who have been through this must take a close look at their options and strive to recover.

A truck accident which recently occurred in Oklahoma claimed the lives of four college students from Texas. The wreck, which happened in Murray County on I-35, also left a number of other students injured. First responders said the crash took place shortly before 9:15 a.m.

The students involved in the accident were travelling to Oklahoma to compete in a softball game when the bus they were riding in collided with a semi truck. Following the tragedy, the school arranged a prayer vigil to remember those who lost their lives.

When someone has had their world turned upside down because of a truck accident, they may struggle to move forward. On top of the emotional and physical setbacks these incidents often cause, the financial challenges can be unbearable as well. Those who are considering taking legal action may want to speak with an experienced attorney who can help them take the best course of action. When someone faces these hardships due to the negligence of another, those who are responsible for causing the pain and suffering have to be held accountable.

Source:, "UPDATE: Four Dead after Semi crashes with NCTC Bus in Murray County," Sept. 27, 2014

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