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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

6 Die in Car Crash

MOSCOW -- Six people were killed and two wounded when a car collided with a truck in southern Russia, Interfax reported Tuesday.

The Zhiguli drove into oncoming traffic Monday night on a highway outside of Volgograd, about 900 kilometers southeast of Moscow, hitting a large military truck, Interfax reported.

As a result, the six people in the car were killed, while the driver and passenger of the truck were taken to a hospital with serious injuries, Interfax said.

An investigation into the accident was under way, Interfax said.