US Ambassador Kills Nun in Car Crash

Priest injured in Calif. wreck
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 27, 2010 8:15 AM CDT
US Ambassador Kills Nun in Car Crash
President Obama appointed Kmiec as Ambassador to Malta last year.   (State Department)

An elderly nun was killed when the car she was riding in, driven by US Ambassador to Malta Douglas Kmiec, drifted onto a dirt shoulder and hit a drainage ditch in Los Angeles County yesterday. Kmiec and his other passenger, a 94-year-old pastor, were taken to hospital with serious injuries, the Malibu Times reports.
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