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Driver killed, 4 bus passengers injured in crash

Driver killed, 4 bus passengers injured in crash

By Molly Waldron. CREATED Jan 28, 2013

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- A woman is dead after crashing a car into a bus on Charleston near Rainbow Monday afternoon. Five passengers on the bus were injured.

Police said a woman driving a car rear ended a bus just before 2 p.m.

The woman was taken to a nearby hospital, where she was pronounced dead. Four passengers on the bus were hospitalized with unknown injuries.

Drug paraphernalia was found inside the woman's car, according to police. It's unclear whether the driver was under the influence at the time of the crash.

The eastbound lanes of Charleston are shut down to traffic as detectives investigate exactly what happened.

The woman was later identified as 23-year-old Julia Shultz.