Last 2 victims in Texas prison bus crash out of hospital

COMANCHE, Texas (AP) — An inmate and guard are no longer hospitalized after being injured when a prison bus collided with a pickup truck in Central Texas.

They were the last two to remain hospitalized following Friday’s crash, which killed the truck’s driver.

Texas Department of Criminal Justice spokesman Jason Clark said Sunday that the inmate and guard were released from the hospital late Saturday.

Following the wreck, the two guards on the bus and 21 of the 31 inmates were taken to hospitals.

Investigators say the crash happened near Gustine (GUHS’-teen), about 90 miles northwest of Waco, when the pickup driver ran a stop sign. The bus had departed from Abilene and was heading to various prison units in Huntsville, north of Houston.

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