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19:34 | Mar 18 | 2013

Two people died on an ice crossing over the Lena River

On Sunday evening a Toyota Land Cruiser vehicle fell under ice on the river.

Two men, born in 1978 and 1976, died as a result of the accident. The driver managed to jump out of the car and survived.
According to the preliminary investigation, the men took the wrong turn and drove to a fishing river crossing where ice was extracted.