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Ethiopia: Runner Dies in Road Traffic Accident

An Ethiopian marathon runner has died and five others have serious injuries after their training group was hit by a truck whilst out running in Sululuta, just north of Addis Ababa, on Saturday.

Since the accident, a 'YouCaring' page has been set up to help those currently in hospital.

Yonas Mekonnon is the agent for the whole group, including Ashagre Girma who lost his life.

(Picture: Ethopian flag, credit: Getty Images)

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