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Death toll in California tour bus crash rises to 8

Feb. 4: Investigators stand at the scene after a tour bus was lifted back onto the road after it collided with two other vehicles and crashed, killing at least eight people and injuring 38, just north of Yucaipa, Calif.

Feb. 4: Investigators stand at the scene after a tour bus was lifted back onto the road after it collided with two other vehicles and crashed, killing at least eight people and injuring 38, just north of Yucaipa, Calif.  (AP)

California authorities say the death toll from last weekend's tour bus collision has risen to eight with the death of the driver of a pickup truck struck by the bus.

A San Bernardino County coroner's official says 72-year-old Fred Bailey Richardson of San Bernardino died at 6:39 a.m. Wednesday at Loma Linda University Medical Center.

Richardson was driving a landscaping service truck that was struck by the out-of-control bus Sunday night. The crash crushed the pickup.

The other seven fatalities were people who died at the scene.