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BERLIN (AA) - Four people were killed Tuesday and 15 injured when a driver plowed a car into pedestrians in Trier.
Police said a 51-year-old German suspect was arrested minutes after the attack and was taken for questioning.
Chief prosecutor Peter Fritzen said initial findings indicate the attack was not terror-related and the suspect had no criminal record.
“There are indications of a psychiatric illness,” he told reporters and noted the suspect was drunk.
A nine-month-old baby and a 73-year-old woman were among victims, police chief Franz-Dieter Ankner said at a news conference.
Four victims are in critical condition and five sustained serious injuries.
Witnesses said the car drove through pedestrians at a high rate of speed in the western German town.
Recent years have seen several incidents of terrorist attacks using cars driving into pedestrians in Europe and the US.