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KMT mayoral candidate for Miaoli dies in traffic accident

2014/09/24 22:54:21

Taipei, Sept. 24 (CNA) Tsou Yu-mai, the Kuomintang candidate for Miaoli City mayor, died in a traffic accident Wednesday.

Tsou, 57, was traveling in a car driven by her son Yang Ming-hua when it collided head-on with a van in downtown Miaoli in central Taiwan.

When Tsou was removed from the badly damaged car, she was unconscious and her head appeared to be crushed. She died 90 minutes later at a nearby hospital.

Her son and the driver of the van sustained slight injuries.

(By Guan Rui-ping and Maubo Chang)