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Reportedly, most of the people on the bus were retirees, in their mid 50s to 60s. One of the people killed was a 56-year old middle-school reading teacher from Brownsville, Texas, Ana Maria Bujanos. Her husband found out about his wife's death from a friend Tuesday morning, after he had heard Ana's name mentioned on the radio. A representative from the US Consulate also called Ana's husband, confirming her death. Wednesday would have been their 33rd wedding anniversary.
An investigation into the crash is underway, and involves the U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, and both the Mexican State and local Mexican police.