Peru Bus Crash Kills 15 in Andes Mountains

A 1-year-old baby boy is among the dead, a local official said

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Andes Mountains in Peru

Peruvian authorities said Thursday that a bus crash in the Andes Mountains killed at least 15 people and injured 58.

The overcrowded bus fell off a mountain highway into a ravine before noon on Thursday, the Associated Press reports.

Local official Carlos Segovia said that a 1-year-old baby is among those killed.

Peru’s mountain roads are notoriously treacherous. In 2012, more than 4,000 people perished as a result of similar accidents.