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Fatal Accident in Southwest Iceland

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Fatal Accident in Southwest Iceland

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A fatal traffic accident occurred on Reykjanesbraut, close to Keflavík International Airport, around 7 am this morning when a large truck and a motorcycle collided, according to RÚV. The truck was making a turn from Hafnavegur road when it collided with the motorcycle, which was going south on Reykjanesbraut.

The driver of the motorcycle, a man in his thirties, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver and passenger of the truck escaped without injury.

Police are investigating the cause of the accident, along with the forensics department of the greater Reykjavík police. Reykjanesbraut and Hafnavegur were closed for three hours following the accident.

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