Investigators sift through the crash scene Friday morning. (Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times)
Students react to news of the bus crash Friday at El Monte High School. (Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)
Banning High School senior Jose Luis Sandoval said he had been scheduled to go on the Humboldt State University bus trip, but chose to attend a camping trip instead. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Monica Lopez, center, is hugged by a school employee as she arrives at El Monte High School with her husband , Joe Lopez, 49. The couple went to the school to check in on their two sons, who play football with one of the students on the bus that crashed in Orland. (Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)
An image from earlier this morning: The sun rising on the news media gathered in the middle of the north-bound lanes of the I-5. (Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times)
John Deasy talks about fatal bus crash at news conference.