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[국제]Car crashes into US Christmas march, killing at least 45

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During a Christmas march in the United States, an SUV crashed into a car, killing five people and injuring more than 40.

Most of the victims are young students.

The motive for the accident and the link between terrorism and terror are still unknown.

Correspondent Lee Jong-soo.

[기자]

A Christmas parade is in full swing in a town in Wisconsin, USA.

But a red SUV is driving by the celebration procession.

Passing by a small child, the car crashed into the procession and rushed right into it.

The village festival held for the first time in two years due to COVID-19 quickly became a mess.

[제이든 싱사이미 / 목격자 : 순식간에 벌어졌어요. 난데없이 트럭이 나타나 사람들을 치는 소리가 났죠.]

[조디 싱사이미 / 목격자 : 둘러 보니 엄청난 비명 소리가 들렸고 SUV 차량이 우리에게 돌진했어요.]

The city of Waukesha said five people were killed and more than 40 were injured, and the death toll could rise.

Police secured the vehicle at the scene and arrested the suspect.

The identity and motive of the crime have not yet been revealed.

Police said it was not certain if it was related to terrorism.

Local police are working with the US Federal Bureau of Investigation and the FBI to investigate.

President Joe Biden said he was “studying the situation closely” and sent his condolences to those affected by the accident.

This is Lee Jong-soo from YTN.

YTN Jongsoo Lee ([email protected])

[저작권자(c) YTN & YTN plus 무단전재 및 재배포 금지]

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