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Famous Greek director dies in motorcycle accident

The famous Greek director, Theo Angelopoulos, has passed away after being struck by a motorcycle in Athens, Greece.

He was on set directing an upcoming movie regarding debt when he attempted to cross a nearby street and ultimately fell victim to a pedestrian accident. A motorcyclist hit him in the crosswalk and Angelopoulos was promptly taken to a local hospital.

The 77-year-old director suffered multiple brain injuries as well as internal bleeding. He died in the hospital shortly after the accident. The motorcycle was registered to a police officer in the area who was off duty at the time. An investigation into the motorcycle accident is still underway.

Our thoughts are with the victim’s family and friends during this tragic time.