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    In this Oct. 31, 2018, file photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, a bus is lifted out of the Yangtze River by a floating crane in Wanzhou in southwestern China's Chongqing Municipality. Police said on Friday, Nov. 2, 2018, a brawl between a passenger and a bus driver was the cause of the bus plunging off a bridge and killing more than a dozen people in southwestern China on Sunday

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    The deadly crash, which involved a city bus slamming head-on into a sedan going in the opposite direction before careening off a bridge into the Yangtze River in Chongqing, southwest China, occurred on October 28, and led to the deaths of all 15 people onboard, including the bus driver, according to local police.

    The horrifying footage, posted by the People's Daily, showing the moment of the crash, with the male bus driver seen getting into an altercation with a female passenger, who is seen hitting him in the face with her cellphone. The driver hits back, and then inexplicably turns the wheel a full turn in a leftward direction, with the bus veering across the four-lane bridge, into an oncoming car, through the bridge barrier and into the water.

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    The driver of the sedan suffered minor injuries and was sent to hospital. The bus wreckage was salvaged on Wednesday, with nine bodies recovered as of Friday morning, according to local media.

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