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11 killed, 8 injured in road accident in northern Mexico

Posted September 13

— Mexican authorities say a traffic accident in northern Mexico has killed 11 people and injured eight.

Jalisco state Civil Protection office said in a statement Tuesday that a van collided with a tow truck near the township of Jalostotitlan, about 80 miles (130 kilometers) northeast of Guadalajara.

All of the dead were riding in the Mercedes Benz Sprinter van. Eight were pronounced dead at the scene and three others died later after being taken to a hospital. Two of the injured were riding in a third vehicle, a sedan. The driver of the tow truck was among the injured.

No information was provided about the cause of the accident.

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