Police shoot driver dead after car rams crowd in Chinese city, killing six

Beijing (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.