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China 56-car pileup on icy motorway kills 17

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n additional 37 people were injured in the dramatic incident in northern Shanxi Province. “The World Health Organization estimates that more than 250,000 people die in traffic accidents every year across China, though official government statistics report a far lower number,” the BBC reported.
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Lucas Niewenhuis
By Lucas Niewenhuis
Lucas Niewenhuis is an associate editor at SupChina who helps curate daily news and produce the company's newsletter, app, and website content. Previously, Lucas researched China-Africa relations at the Social Science Research Council and interned at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York. He has studied Chinese language and culture in Shanghai and Beijing, and is a graduate of the University of Michigan.
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