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Tourbus fatalities on the Dominican Bus

What: French tour bus en route to the Punta Cana tourist complex.
Where: Higuey, Dominican Republic
When: June 7, 2012
Who: 3 fatalities
Why: Tourbus passengers visiting the Dominican Republic in a bus were struck by a freight train.

Three of the tourists died when their bus was struck by a sugar cane train. The two men and a woman who died were from France. Ten passengers were injured and taken to area hospitals. The 30 French tourists who were aboard were coming from the airport and their destination was the Punta Cana tourist complex.