Famous foreign blogger dies in car crash on his way to World Cup
His father and cousin were killed, too.
The persons killed in the July 6 accident near the town of Sim, Chelyabinsk region, have been identified. The accident occurred on the 1592th kilometer of the federal highway M-5 Moscow-Chelyabinsk. According to preliminary data, the car got into the oncoming lane and collided with a wagon, which set the car on fire.
Rescuers got to the scene and as the fire was extinguished, they found three bodies inside the car. It has been reported that a well-known Kazakh blogger Sunkar Kilazh, who used the nickname Stence, was among the victims. His father and cousin were killed, too. Sunkar and his relatives were on their way to Russia for the World Cup. The traffic police have been reluctant to comment.