German ambassador to Iceland dies in car crash

hands2Germany’s ambassador to Reykjavik, Dr. Karl-Ulrich Muller, has been found dead in his car near Skagafjordur in northern Iceland yesterday.

Muller left Reykjavik on Sunday and headed north and police and search and rescue teams began looking for him yesterday. His car was found with the help of a coastguard helicopter.

According to police, not much is yet known about the accident other than that the car was found on its roof in the Nordura river. The accident is being investigated like any other serious traffic accident.

Dr. Muller has been the German ambassador in Iceland since August 2007.

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