Argentina’s Transport Minister Mario Meoni has died in a traffic accident about 70 miles)west of Buenos Aires.
Reuters reports the accident occurred when Meoni was driving alone during a storm to Junin, his home city.
“With his death, Argentina loses a thorough, tireless and honest politician and an exemplary official,” President Alberto Fernández said in a statement.
Meoni, 56, was married with two children. He had been transport minister since December 2019, when Fernandez assumed the presidency.
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