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    #1

    An accident happened in New York.

    An accident happened in New York.

    An accident occured in New York.

    An accident took place in New York.

    This person got injured in an accident that took place yesterday.

    Please check.

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    #2

    Re: An accident happened in New York.

    The first three are fine. The fourth is OK, but I would use was injured.

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    #3

    Re: An accident happened in New York.

    I think 'that took place' can be omitted.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #4

    Re: An accident happened in New York.

    Note: occurred

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