Syrian refugee killed walking on Route 5 near Szeged

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A Syrian refugee was hit by a car and killed last night while walking along Route 5 towards Szeged with two other Syrians, Hungarian news agency MTI reported today.

Large groups of refugees walking along M5 in southern Hungary near Szeged yesterday. The fatal collision occurred later that night on parallel Route 5. (Photo: MTI/Zoltán Gergely Kelemen)

The group were walking along Route 5 shortly before midnight yesterday when they were hit by a car. One of them died in hospital. The other two are in critical condition. Local police are currently investigating the evidence surrounding the accident.

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