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Four men killed after car crashes into house in southwest England

Xinhua

06:53, August 17, 2020

LONDON, Aug. 16 (Xinhua) -- Four young men were killed after a car crashed into a house and caught fire on Sunday early morning in southwest England, local police said.

Police said the "absolutely horrific" collision took place in Derry Hill in Wiltshire on the A4 near Calne at 03:00 BST (0200 GMT) on Sunday.

The occupants of the house immediately called 999 and were evacuated while the fire service extinguished the blaze. Nobody inside the house was injured.

The four occupants of the vehicle -- all young men from the local area -- died at the scene, police said.

The A4 and the A342 remain closed while investigation and recovery work is ongoing, according to police.

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