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Tour Bus With Over 50 People On Board Overturns In Upstate New York

BRUTUS, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) -- More than 50 people were rushed to the hospital after a tour bus overturned in upstate New York on Saturday.

It happened just after 12:30 p.m.

State police say the bus was traveling westbound on the New York State Thruway in Brutus, about half an hour west of Syracuse, when it crashed on the grassy shoulder.

Fifty-seven people were on board, including the 66-year-old driver, and all were taken to the hospital for injuries ranging from minor to serious.

Police say the JTR Transportation bus was heading to Niagara Falls from Poughkeepsie.

It's unclear why the driver veered off the road.

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