Tour bus crash in southern California kills 13 people: report
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A tour bus crashed into the back of a truck on a southern California highway before dawn on Sunday, killing 13 people and injuring 31, an NBC affiliate reported.

The bus was traveling west on Interstate 10 when the crash occurred near Palm Springs, a city about 100 miles (160 km) east of Los Angeles, the television station reported.

The Riverside County Coroner's Office confirmed 13 people aboard the bus were killed, the station said.

The bus had left the Red Earth Casino in Salton City, California, and was headed to Los Angeles when the crash was reported to the California Highway Patrol at 5:17 a.m., according to the report.

(Reporting by David Ingram; Editing by Bill Trott)