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2013-01-02 07:51

TRAGIC END TO THE YEAR: Five youths were killed and six injured when a Nissan Navara overturned in Bushbuckridge, Mpumalanga.

NELSPRUIT - Five youths were killed when a bakkie they were travelling in overturned in Bushbuckridge, Mpumalanga, on Monday December 31, 2012.

The Nissan Navara was carrying about a dozen youngsters, police said, claiming the driver was only about 14 years old.

SIX INJURED

Police said: "The vehicle was travelling from Thulamahhashe towards Dwarsloop when it overturned at the New Forest at 11:40pm on Monday.”

Five youngsters died in the crash, six were seriously injured - one of them the teenage driver.

Police were still trying to identify all those involved.

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