Reports: Drugs found in semi-truck that crashed into bus, killing 4 softball players
MURRAY COUNTY, Okla. – Authorities released new information about the deadly bus accident that killed four Texas softball players.
Reports say police found drugs and drug paraphernalia in the cab of the tractor-trailer that struck the bus.
According to Bloomberg News, police found a silver pipe that smelled like marijuana and a bag containing an assortment of prescription drugs in the truck that was driven by Russell Staley.
He was driving north on I-35 when his truck veered off the highway, crossed the median and struck the bus carrying members of the North Central Texas College softball team.
The accident killed four members of the team including Jaiden Pelton, Brooke Deckard, Megan Richardson, and Katelynn Woodlee.
Police are conducting a criminal probe and the NTSB is also investigating.
At this point, no one has been charged with a crime.