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Lydenburg, Mpumalanga -

Four people, including a child, were killed in an accident between Lydenburg and Burgersfort on Friday, a Mpumalanga government official said.

A bakkie crashed into the side of a car carrying five people on the R37, community safety department spokesman Joseph Mabunza said

Four people in the car, including the driver, were killed. The fifth passenger was taken to a local hospital.

A third car was involved, but it was not clear how. - Sapa