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Church bus sets off horrific I-40 wreck

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  • Three vehicles crashed, 8 dead and 14 hurt
  • Bus was carrying a group of seniors from North Carolina
Tennessee bus crash on I-40 kills 8

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A church bus full of senior citizens set off a huge and deadly wreck in East Tennessee.

Police say the bus blew a tire and crossed a median on Interstate 40.

It clipped an SUV, then hit a semi-truck head on.

READ: 3 things you MUST do before taking a bus trip

Six people on the bus died, along with the truck driver and one person in the SUV. 14 people are injured.

The North Carolina seniors were heading home from a trip to Gatlinburg.

More from HLN affiliate WBIR: Raw footage of I-40 crash scene

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