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An elderly man died Saturday after being struck by part of a massive stone lantern that was knocked over by a bus in Ise, Mie Prefecture, police said.

The 100-kg traditional stone lantern fell from its 2.5-meter-tall perch onto 81-year-old Masanobu Nishizawa, crushing him. He was later pronounced dead at a local hospital, the police said.

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