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CHENGDU, Dec. 8 (Xinhua) -- A highway pile-up killed eight people and injured six others Sunday afternoon in southwest China's Sichuan Province, local traffic police said.
A sedan's overturn caused traffic jam on the highway, and a heavy truck suddenly dashed to vehicles queuing in front, causing a 19-car pile-up.
The injured have been rushed to a nearby hospital.
Xinhua is China's state-run news agency.
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