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Student driver with no license killed in car crash with 3 other passengers

A student driver with no license crashed a car killing three other passengers in Anseong, Gyeonggi Province, on Tuesday morning.

The high school student, 18, rented the car without a license with four other students. The car crashed into a building, causing the student’s death along with the three passengers. One surviving passenger is being treated in a hospital. 

The car crashed into a building near the highway in Anseong, Gyeonggi Province, Tuesday. (Yonhap)
The car crashed into a building near the highway in Anseong, Gyeonggi Province, Tuesday. (Yonhap)

Local broadcaster YTN revealed the CCTV footage of the accident, where the driver was speeding at around 100 km on a road with the limit of 80 km in the rain. As the driver turned left without slowing down the car crashed into a building near the highway.

The police are investigating how a minor rented the car and will check with the National Forensic Service if the driver had been driving under the influence.

By Chyung Eun-ju (ejchyung@heraldcorp.com)
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