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A bus transporting farm workers in Bythe, California hit an unguarded irrigation canal. Nineteen passengers drowned to death. Their deaths were severely painful. 28 individuals were injured.
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El Malcriado Newspaper Collection
Archives & Special Collections of California State University, Monterey Bay
"Drowned in Prison of Seats:19 killed/Ahogado en sus Asientos: 19 Muertos" (1974). Subjects. 190.