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Road accident kills 6 in southwest China

Xinhua | Updated: 2013-09-10 18:21

KUNMING - Six people were killed when a taxi, pedicab, truck and coach collided on Tuesday in Southwest China's Yunnan province, local information office said.

Five were killed when the taxi they rode in was sandwiched between the truck and the coach, according to the government of the city of Zhaotong, where the accident occurred.

The government said the accident happened as the truck tried to dodge the pedicab, but the truck still hit the pedicab, killing the driver.

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