Death toll rises to 17 in Texas charter bus crash

<div class="meta image-caption"><div class="origin-logo origin-image none"><span>none</span></div><span class="caption-text">A Sherman police officer stands by as a wrecked bus is taken by on the back of a flat bed tow truck from an accident site early Friday, Aug. 8, 2008, in Sherman, Texas. The crash killed 14, and injured at least 40 more in a group of Vietnamese Catholic worshippers from Houston on their way to an annual pilgrimage at a Missouri church. &#40;AP Photo&#47;Tony Gutierrez&#41;</span></div>
August 9, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
The death toll after the crash of a charter bus carrying pilgrims in Texas has risen to 17. The latest victim died at Harris Methodist Hospital in Fort Worth. Hospital officials confirmed the death Saturday.

Authorities say 12 people died at the scene and the others at hospitals.