• Kyodo


A man under the influence of quasi-legal herbs drove a speeding car into pedestrians Tuesday evening in the bustling Tokyo district of Ikebukuro, leaving one person dead and seven people injured.

The driver, Keiji Nagura, a 37-year-old restaurant manager from Yoshikawa, Saitama Prefecture, was arrested Tuesday on initial suspicion of negligent driving resulting in injury. The incident killed a woman in her 20s, while six other pedestrians were injured, police said.

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