Doctors' group says protester killed

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High school students chant slogans during a protest at Gezi park, Taksim square in Istanbul, Monday, June 3, 2013. The demonstrations that grew out of anger over excessive police force have spiraled into Turkey's biggest anti-government demonstrations in years, challenging Prime Minister's Recep Tayyip Erdogan power. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)

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ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Turkish Doctors' Association says a protester has died of his injuries after a vehicle slammed into a crowd of protesters.

Huseyin Demirduzen, who heads the association, told The Associated Press that the 20-year-old man died in a hospital in Istanbul on Monday.

He says the four-wheel drive rammed into a group of protesters who were marching along a highway late on Sunday.

It was not known if the driver drove into the crowd deliberately or didn't realize that there were protesters.

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