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1 dead, 17 injured in Greyhound bus crash in North Texas

An Arlington police officer inspects an SUV which was hit by a Greyhound bus in the fast lane on westbound Interstate 30 near Collins St. in Arlington, Texas, killing one, under sheet, in the vehicle early Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015. The woman died after the vehicle she was traveling in stalled on the north Texas interstate after crashing into a barrier and was hit by the Greyhound bus. (Tom Fox/The Dallas Morning News via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT; MAGS OUT; TV OUT; INTERNET USE BY AP MEMBERS ONLY; NO SALES)

An Arlington police officer inspects an SUV which was hit by a Greyhound bus in the fast lane on westbound Interstate 30 near Collins St. in Arlington, Texas, killing one, under sheet, in the vehicle early Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015. The woman died after the vehicle she was traveling in stalled on the north Texas interstate after crashing into a barrier and was hit by the Greyhound bus. (Tom Fox/The Dallas Morning News via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT; MAGS OUT; TV OUT; INTERNET USE BY AP MEMBERS ONLY; NO SALES)

ARLINGTON, Texas — A woman died Sunday morning after the vehicle she was traveling in stalled on a North Texas interstate after crashing into a barrier and was hit by a Greyhound bus. More than a dozen people on the bus and the other occupant of the vehicle were injured, authorities said.

The accident happened about 5:30 a.m. on Interstate 30, Arlington Police spokesman Lt. Christopher Cook said.

Greyhound spokeswoman Lanesha Gipson says there were 40 passengers and a driver aboard the bus, which was headed from Dallas to Amarillo. Sixteen people sustained injuries that weren’t life-threatening, Cook said.

It wasn’t clear if the deceased woman was the driver or passenger of the sport utility vehicle. Cook said a man in the vehicle was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.

Cook said that just minutes before the bus hit the vehicle, authorities had gotten a call that a vehicle being driven erratically had hit a concrete barrier and become disabled. He said authorities are trying to determine what caused the erratic driving.

The westbound lanes of Interstate 30 were closed while police investigated and reopened at about 1:30 p.m.

Gipson said another bus picked up the remaining passengers to take them on to Amarillo.

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