Argentina's minister of transport dies in car accident

TEHRAN, Apr. 24 (MNA) – According to the local media reports, Argentina’s Minister of Transport Mario Meoni has died in a car accident.

The accident occurred on Friday night, while Meoni, 56, was driving alone to Junin, a city in the province of Buenos Aires, Sputnik reported.

According to TN TV, Meoni lost control of his Ford Mondeo and his car overturned. The exact reasons behind the traffic accident are still under investigation.

Earlier on Friday, the minister met with Argentine President Alberto Fernandez in the city of Rosario and then left for Junin to reunite with his family.

ZZ/SPUTNIK

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