Deadly Marion County bus crash: How to help the victims

MARION COUNTY, Fla. — A GoFundMe account has been set up to help the victims of the deadly Marion County bus crash on Tuesday.


Eight people died and 38 others were injured when a pickup truck collided with a bus carrying farmworkers on State Road 40 in Marion County.

The Farmworker Association of Florida has organized a verified GoFundMe to help the victims and their families.

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The Association hopes to raise $80,000, and the funds will support those affected by the tragic crash.

As of 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, almost $46,000 has been raised.

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The Mexican Consulate said that one victim -- a man in his early 30s -- left behind a 1-year-old daughter.

Family members said that he planned to work for five years to provide a better future for his daughter.

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Beatriz Oliveira, WFTV.com

Beatriz Oliveira is a Content Creator for WFTV.com.

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