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Vigil held for Boston bus accident victim Matt Cruz

Published On: Feb 05 2013 09:07:11 AM EST

Vigil for bus accident victim


A Bucks County community has held a vigil to pray for those injured in a bus crash in Boston, including a Neshaminy High School student who is seriously hurt.

Community members gathered Monday at Our Lady of Grace Church in Penndel for a candlelight vigil to pray for the injured.

The community also collected money for 16-year-old Matt Cruz, a Neshaminy High School sophomore who was seriously hurt. It will go to his family to help pay for his care.


The bus slammed into a bridge Saturday night, critically injuring one and hospitalizing dozens of others.

Officials say a total of 42 Bucks County residents were on the bus when it crashed after a tour of Harvard University. Most have returned home with minor injuries.