Driver rams crowd in Chinese city, killing 6

Police shoot driver dead after incident

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(CNN) - Six people were killed Friday after a car drove into a crowd in central China's Hubei province.

The incident occurred around 6 a.m. local time in Zaoyang city.

Seven other people were hospitalized in what police described as a "malicious car incident," according to state broadcaster CCTV.

Following the crash, police shot dead the driver of the car, CCTV reported.

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