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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - (AFP) The bus, which was carrying workers at a textile factory, collided with the truck early in the morning on a highway outside the town of Taguai, in São Paulo state, police said.

The death toll, initially reported as 32, than as 37 and last as 40 was expected to rise even further, state police said in a statement.

"We know there are more victims in the wreckage of the vehicles, but we don't know how many," it said.

A police source told AFP that when rescue workers arrived at the scene, "there were . . .

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