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2 Carnival Vista passengers killed, 5 injured in Belize bus crash

One of those five has already been transported back to the U.S. for medical care while the rest remain hospitalized.
Credit: AP
This July 7, 2015 photo shows signage outside the Carnival Cruise Lines offices, in Miami. Carnival, the world's largest cruise provider, and the U.S. Justice Department on Thursday, July 23, 2015 announced a settlement regarding accessibility access for people with disabilities on 62 ships in the Carnival, Holland America and Princess Cruises brands. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

HOUSTON — Seven passengers on the Carnival Vista cruise ship out of Galveston were involved in a bus crash Wednesday in Belize.

Carnival Cruise Line says two passengers died, and five others were injured. One of those five has already been transported back to the U.S. for medical care while the rest remain hospitalized.

The cruise line said the passengers were on an independent bus tour when the accident happened. There were also passengers from another cruise line on the bus.

The Carnival Vista left Galveston on Saturday and is scheduled to return this Sunday.

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