Drivers in California crash had clean records

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ORLAND, CA - APRIL 11: California Highway Patrol officer Joe Stokes clears away crime scene tape at the scene of a deadly crash on April 11, 2014 in Orland, California. Ten people were killed and dozens injured, including four still in critical condition, after a FedEx truck collided with a bus of high school students on Interstate 5 yesterday. The students were on their way to visit Humboldt State University in Northern California. (Photo by Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images)
A Nissan sedan involved in the accident of a FedEx tractor trailer and bus that collided on Interstate 5 Thursday is prepared for removal on Friday, April 11, 2014, in an effort to reopen the northbound lanes of the freeway following the crash that killed 10 people. Two passengers in the car suffered minor to moderate injuries and where sent to an area hospital according to Lt. Bruce Carpenter with the CHP. (Hector Amezcua/Sacramento Bee/MCT via Getty Images)
The remnants from a truck-bus collision are seen early Friday, April 11, 2014, in Orland, Calif. Officials with the Glenn County Coroner's office examine the wreckage of a tour bus carrying high school students that crashed with a FedEx tractor trailor on Interstate 5 in Orland, Calif. on April 10. (Hector Amezcua/Sacramento Bee/MCT via Getty Images)
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ORLAND, Calif. (AP) - Both drivers in the fiery Northern California crash involving a FedEx truck and bus full of students had clean driving records.

According to The Sacramento Bee (http://bit.ly/1gxYKgA ), California's Department of Motor Vehicles says neither driver had a moving violation, though the bus driver's license was briefly suspended a decade ago.

FedEx driver Tim Evans and the driver of the chartered bus, Talalelei Lealao-Taiao (tah-lah-LAY'-lay LAY'-low-TY'-ow), were killed along with eight passengers Thursday when the truck veered across the median of Interstate 5 and smashed into the bus.

The Glenn County coroner has not released official identifications, but Lealao-Taiao's employer confirmed her name, and the Bee spoke with a member of Evans' extended family.

Federal and state investigators expect to take months to determine what caused the accident.

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