Upset of the car in the 146th kilometre of the Mamrash-Tashkapur highway near the village of Shovkra in the Laksky District of Dagestan. January 30, 2014. Photo by the press service of the GIBDD (traffic police)

31 January 2014, 11:31

Local deputy dies in traffic accident in Dagestan

According to a source from law enforcement bodies, the Chairman of the People's Assembly of the Kulin District of Dagestan died after falling in his off-road Hummer car off a cliff.

The source said that the accident occurred in the afternoon on January 30 in the 146th kilometre of the Mamrash-Tashkapur highway.

Gamzat Guidalaev, the 30-year-old Chairman of the People's Assembly of the Kulin District of Dagestan fell off a 130-meter-high cliff, said a law enforcement officer.

As a result, Guidalaev died at the scene; and the passenger of his car was taken to hospital with grave injuries, the "Interfax" reports.

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