Monster Truck Slams into Crowd Killing 8 in Mexico; Dozens More Injured

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An investigation was underway in Chihuahua, Mexico, after a monster truck plowed into a crowd during an air show killing at least eight people, according to the Mexican state news agency Notimex.


At least eight people were killed when the driver of a monster truck lost control at a rally in Mexico on Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013.

Dozens of others were injured, local media reported.

The deadly crash happened Saturday during the international “Extremo Aeroshow,” which includes performances by hot air balloons and trucks, according to the event’s website.

Video recorded at the scene showed the truck climbing over an obstacle, then slamming into the crowd.

The cause of the crash was under investigation.

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