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Overpass Blamed in Rio Bus Crash: Daily

By Jack Whibley, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The engineer from the Rio de Janeiro Regional Council for Engineering and Agronomy (CREA-RJ) who is investigating a bus crash that killed six people and hurt 34 others this week, has blamed the tragedy on poor design of the overpass from which the bus fell. The bus had plunged 40 meters (130 feet) from an overpass above a railway line in Itaguaí, 60km west of the city, on Wednesday night.

Antônio Eulálio, the civil engineer from CREA-RJ, said on Thursday that the overpass has at least one . . .

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