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Tour Bus Slides Off Icy Road in Yosemite

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    Tour Bus Slides Off Icy Road in Yosemite
    National Park Service
    A tour bus went off the road in icy conditions in Yosemite National Park on Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2016.

    One person was injured when a tour bus went off a road amid snowy, icy conditions and falling snow in Yosemite National Park on Tuesday morning, officials said.

    There were 54 passengers onboard the bus, but all were extricated safely, according to a National Park Services representative. The injury was minor.

    The bus driving on the Wawona Road (Highway 41) on its way to Los Angeles. It was removed from the side of the road after the 11 a.m. incident and was being towed — the road was closed for at least a few hours, according to the representative.

    The incident came amid an El Nino-related storm hit California.