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Report: Brakes failed on Indiana church bus in fatal Tennessee crash

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Eleven students from Indiana were on board a bus involved in a fatal crash in Tennessee. Eleven students from Indiana were on board a bus involved in a fatal crash in Tennessee.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - The brakes failed on a church bus involved in a deadly crash last week in Tennessee, a crash report has found.

Knoxville Police Department's initial investigation blames the crash on the church bus because its brakes failed. The bus driver told investigators the same thing at the time of the crash last week.

Fifteen students and three adult guides from Berea Christian Church in Brazil, Indiana were participating in a mission trip through Johnson University in Knoxville.

The bus rolled through an intersection and ran into two other vehicles. A Knoxville woman driving an SUV died in the crash. Police say she was not wearing a seat belt.

Paramedics took three adults and two children on the bus to the hospital for minor injuries. They were on a mission trip in Knoxville.

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