Bus crashes amid icy conditions in Mississippi, killing 2

Posted at 4:47 PM, Nov 14, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-14 17:49:05-05

A bus carrying 50 people overturned in northern Mississippi on Wednesday afternoon, killing two on board, ABC News reported citing a local coroner. 

According to ABC News, heavy sleet coated roadways in the area, which may have been a factor in Wednesday's accident. 

Interstate 269 was closed in both directions near the site of the crash. 

WREG-TV reported that 46 people were on board the bus at the time of the accident. 

The bus was chartered in a route from Huntsville, Alabama to Tunica, Mississippi.