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Fatal Traffic Accident in West Fjords

death-announcementsAn Icelandic man died and two foreigners suffered serious injuries when a car overturned on the road across Steingrímsfjarðarheiði in the West Fjords late last night.

The people were taken by ambulance to the airport in Hólmavík where they were picked up by a helicopter of the Icelandic Coast Guard and taken to the ER of Landspítali, the national hospital in Reykjavík, visir.is reports.

The survivors, a man and a woman, are believed to have gotten a ride with the car. For a while, it seemed as if the woman would not make it.

The cause of the accident is unknown.

ESA

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