• Kyodo


Four people were killed and four injured early Sunday when a car and a taxi collided head-on in Tsushima, Aichi Prefecture, police said.

Taxi driver Takeshi Kato, 63, and three of his five female passengers died in the 12:55 a.m. crash. The victims were identified as Kumiko Sawada, 35, Saiko Hoshino, 35, and Etsuko Sone, 33. Injured were the driver of the car, 24-year-old Kiyotaka Goto, another man in the car and the two other passengers in the taxi.

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