Crash Kills 4 Carter Relatives

By Neal Colgrass,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 22, 2008 7:35 PM CDT
US Film Director Tim Burton and British actress Helena Bonham Carter arrive at a London film premiere, Thursday, Aug, 9, 2007.   (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – Four British relatives of actress Helena Bonham Carter died this week in a safari bus crash, the London Times reports. The minibus punctured a tire and overturned 6 hours outside of Johannesburg, South Africa, killing Carter's cousin Fiona Bonham Carter, 51, and three relatives including Fiona's mother. The Oscar-nominated actress could not be reached for comment.