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11 Dead in Taiwan Bus Accident

November 19, 1997

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) _ A bus collided with a gravel truck in northern Taiwan early this morning, killing 11 people and injuring five.

The truck was heading north toward Taipei when it crashed into another truck about 4:30 a.m., jumped the freeway center divider and smashed into the bus, which was traveling southward, witnesses told police.

The accident happened on a section of the Sun Yat-sen freeway near Chungli, 22 miles south of Taipei.

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