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45 year old austrian dies in road crash

Preliminary reports show seatbelt was not worn by the victim

Source: CNA

A 45-year-old man from Austria lost his life in the early hours of Tuesday in a road collision in the province of Larnaca.

"Franz Langer, from Austria and a permanent resident of Cyprus, was injured when his car hit a pole and overturned.  He was taken to Larnaca General Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

According to a statement from the Police Headquarters, "the collision occurred around 02.45 today at dawn on Andrea Kalvou Street in Livadia, when the 45-year-old lost control of the car he was driving and hit a pole causing the car to overturn".

The statement added that there was also a 40 year old passenger in the car who was slightly injured.  Preliminary reports from the Larnaca Traffic Police show that the passenger was wearing a seatbelt while the driver, the victim, was not.

The investigation into the accident is continuing.

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