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4 teenagers killed in car crash in New York, U.S.

English.news.cn   2011-11-17 00:29:15 FeedbackPrintRSS

NEW YORK, Nov. 16 (Xinhua) -- Four teenagers, including one exchange student from China, were killed in a car accident in northern New York, U.S. on Tuesday, New York State police said on Wednesday.

The accident occurred in the rural town of Peru, south of Plattsburgh at about 5 p.m. when two teenagers traveling in the car hit two Asian exchange students walking along a rural road. The car then crashed and caught fire, all four died at the scene.

Police said that the 18-year-old Chinese student and the 17- year-old Vietnamese student, both killed in the accident, were exchange students at Seton Catholic School in Plattsburgh, a city about 20 miles from the Canadian border.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.

Editor: yan
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