ONE PERSON was killed and five others were injured when a van violently punctured a large number of runners.
The driver was working with The Bear Race in North Carolina on Thursday when he was shaken by unexpected runners.
Several victims were seriously injured and their bones were broken after being hit.
The incident took place around 18:50 in Linville.
The driver was working with the race to transport people up and down the mountain slope, Linville Highway Patrol said.
The van accelerated toward runners before hitting a 4×4 vehicle at the event, WSOC-TV reported.
Soldiers are still investigating the events that led to the tragedy, but authorities say there was no malice or terrorist intent.
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Van collides with The Bear Race runners in Avery County, North Carolina “one dead and five injured” in Linville
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