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Car hit by Christmas march, 40 female students killed

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At least five people were killed and more than 40 were injured when a car crashed into a car during a Christmas street event in the United States.

Most of them were young students who took part in the march.

At one time, residents were evacuated as the possibility of terrorism was raised.

Let’s go to Park So-hee.

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A small town in Wisconsin, USA.

Sunday afternoon, the Christmas parade is in full swing.

Suddenly, a red SUV comes running at full speed.

Passing by a small child on the road.

The car rushes straight ahead and crashes into the middle of the procession.

“Oh my God… what the hell is this…”

The exciting festival site quickly turned into chaos.

Injured people fell everywhere.

At the time of the accident, girls between the ages of 2 and 18 were known to be marching in Santa Claus hats.

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“I heard a scream. I turned my head to see a car running and hitting the parade band.”

City officials said at least five people were killed and more than 40 injured in the accident.

Immediately after the incident, the police secured the vehicle and arrested the suspect.

However, they did not disclose specific information about the case, such as the identity of the suspect or the number of deaths.

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“The suspect has been arrested, but the investigation is still very fluid.”

Due to the possibility of terrorism, an evacuation order was once issued to about 72,000 villagers.

The state government has decided to close schools and close roads just in case.

The police are investigating the exact circumstances of the accident based on videos taken at the scene, saying that it is not yet known whether the accident is related to terrorism.

This is Sohee Park from MBC News.

Video editing: Choi Seung-ho/Video source: ‘City of Waukesha’ SNS

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