• Kyodo


A 19-year-old youth was killed after a minicar he was apparently driving collided with an overnight express train on a railroad bridge in Nakajo, Niigata Prefecture, early Thursday, according to local police.

Police said they retrieved the body of a man from the river beneath the tracks after the collision with the train, which was bound for Hakodate, Hokkaido, from Osaka.

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