1 dead after bus carrying workers overturns in Freeport

One person died and dozens were taken to the hospital after a bus carrying plant workers overturned in Freeport.

According to Freeport police, the crash occurred 3 p.m. near Hwy 36 and SH 288. Police say the driver was taking about 30 employees from a plant to a parking lot when the bus reportedly fishtailed and overturned. The front of the bus landed in a small bayou.

The Freeport Police Department identified the man killed in the crash as Aaron Green, 29, of Dayton. Thirty others on the bus were taken to an area hospital.

The Zachry Group released this statement: "We suffered a tremendous loss this afternoon and our most sincere condolences are with the family of our employee who was fatally injured.  We had several employees transported to medical facilities in the Brazosport and Houston area and our full attention is on the care they are receiving and their welfare."