West News Wire: On the Pan-American Highway in southwest Colombia, a bus overturned, resulting in at least 20 fatalities and 15 injuries.

When the event happened on Saturday, the bus was traveling between the coastal city of Tumaco in Colombia’s southwest and Cali, 320 kilometers (200 miles) to the northeast.

Captain Albertland Agudelo of the Narino department traffic police reported that 20 persons had died.

A three-year-old girl and an eight-year-old boy were among those hurt.

In a message to media, Colonel Oscar Lamprea, the area’s head of traffic and transportation, said that investigators are looking into potential “mechanical faults in the brake system.”

A preliminary report said the driver lost control after coming out of a curve in a foggy area. It took rescue workers from the police and fire departments nine hours to set the vehicle upright, evacuate the injured and recover the dead.

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