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La Paz Bus Crash Kills 13, fatalities rising

What: Bus #C82-794 en route to a Catholic Youth Congress in San Antonio Masahuat
Where: La Paz, El Salvador
When: July 30 2011
Who: 13 dead, 30 injured, 43 aboard
Why: According to reports, the bus’s brakes failed, and the bus failed to negotiate a curb, and rolled over into a ditch. Seven died on the scene on Saturday afternoon at kilometer 12 and midway between the road from San Miguel to San Antonio Tepezontes Masahuat, and 6 en route to or at Hospital Santa Teresa Zacatecoluca. Most of the dead were from Paraíso de Osorio and four were from San Emigdio. Sunday a funeral mass was held for Marta Yanira López, Rosa María Alejandro Salazar, Carlos Rodolfo Panameño, Rafael Antonio Panameño y Antonio.