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Dreams dashed in fatal college tour bus crash

A California Highway Patrol officer walked around the remnants of a tour bus that exploded after it was struck by a FedEx truck. Ten people were killed and dozens injured.
A California Highway Patrol officer walked around the remnants of a tour bus that exploded after it was struck by a FedEx truck. Ten people were killed and dozens injured.Jeff Chiu/Associated PRess

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ORLAND, Calif. — It was a busload of opportunity: young, low-income, motivated students, destined to become the first in their families to go to college, journeying from the concrete sprawl of Los Angeles to a remote redwood campus 650 miles north.

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