4 dead in crash that involved Dallas Cowboys bus

Dallas Cowboys spokesman Rich Dalrymple says the bus had no players, only staff members on board

The scene of a bus crash is surveyed Sunday, July 24, 2016, on a highway in northwestern Arizona. A Dallas Cowboys bus collided with another vehicle and authorities say at least one person was killed. Team spokesman Rich Dalrymple confirmed a Cowboys bus was one of two vehicles involved in the crash Sunday on U.S. 93. (Cody Davis/Kingman Daily Minor via AP)
/// Photo by Cody Davis/Kingman Daily Miner Accident is roughly 30 miles north of Kingman, Arizona, and 70 miles south of Las Vegas. Traffic involved in accident was northbound. Cody couldn't get close enough to tell if a tour bus was involved, and everyone in a uniform is saying a whole lot of nothing. Important: This e-mail and any attachments are intended only for the use of the individual or entity to which it is addressed. It may contain confidential and privileged information for the use of the designated recipients named above. If the reader of this transmission is not the intended recipient or the employee or agent responsible for delivering the transmission to the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any dissemination, distribution, copying, printing or use of this transmission or its contents is strictly prohibited. If you have received this transmission in error, please notify me by telephone at the number listed above, and delete the entire transmission from your "inbox" and also from your "trash", "deleted items", other equivalent email "folder" locations and computer hard drive.

KINGMAN, Ariz. (AP) – The Latest on a fatal traffic crash in Arizona involving a Dallas Cowboys bus (all times local):

6:55 p.m.

Four people were killed when a Dallas Cowboys bus collided with a van in Arizona.

Arizona Department of Public Safety spokesman Quentin Mehr says all the fatalities in the Sunday crash were passengers in the van.

Mehr didn’t say what led to the crash on U.S. Highway 93 in western Arizona.

Dallas Cowboys spokesman Rich Dalrymple says the bus had no players, only staff members on board. They suffered “bumps and bruises.”

According to the Department of Public Safety, the collision occurred about 30 miles north of the city of Kingman.

The bus was en route to Las Vegas for an afternoon fan event where organizers say the team’s mascot was expected to appear.

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6:30 p.m.

A spokesman for the Dallas Cowboys says passengers on a team-owned bus escaped serious injury in a collision with another vehicle that killed at least one person in Arizona.

Team spokesman Rich Dalrymple says people on the bus suffered only “bumps and bruises” in the Sunday crash on U.S. Highway 93.

Dalrymple didn’t say if any players or staff were onboard the bus.

The Arizona Department of Public Safety says the collision occurred about 30 miles north of the city of Kingman, in western Arizona.

The agency said it was a fatal crash but couldn’t immediately confirm the number of people killed.

The bus was heading to an afternoon fan event in Las Vegas where organizers say the team’s mascot was expected to appear.

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6:05 p.m.

A Dallas Cowboys bus that collided with another vehicle in Arizona, killing at least one person, was heading to Las Vegas.

Charles Cooper, manager of GameWorks entertainment center in Vegas, says a fan event with 50 to 75 fans was scheduled for 3 p.m. Sunday.

He says people were already waiting when an organizer called and said the event would have to be canceled because of the crash.

Cooper says the team mascot was supposed to appear. He didn’t know if any players were expected.

The Arizona Department of Public Safety says the collision occurred about 30 miles north of the city of Kingman on U.S. Highway 93.

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5:35 p.m.

A Dallas Cowboys bus collided with another vehicle on a highway in northwestern Arizona, and authorities say at least one person was killed.

Team spokesman Rich Dalrymple (DAHL’-rimp-ul) confirmed a Cowboys bus was one of two vehicles involved in a crash Sunday afternoon on U.S. 93. He didn’t say if the bus was carrying players or if anyone was hurt.

The Arizona Department of Public Safety says the collision occurred about 30 miles north of the city of Kingman.

The agency couldn’t immediately confirm the number of fatalities but said a medical examiner was en route.

At least one lane of the highway has been shut down. U.S. 93 is the main route between Phoenix and Las Vegas.

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