PM Tsvangirai Injured in Zimbabwe Crash; Wife Killed

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By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 6, 2009 12:08 PM CST
PM Tsvangirai Injured in Zimbabwe Crash; Wife Killed
In this Friday, Oct. 15, 2004, file photo Morgan Tsvangirai, left, accompanied by his wife Susan, enters the High Court in Harare, Friday, Oct. 15, 2004.   (AP Photo/file)

Morgan Tsvangirai was injured and his wife killed today when their car collided head-on with a large truck, CNN reports. The Zimbabwe prime minister is in the hospital, and the extent of his injuries is unclear. Tsvangirai was Zimbabwe’s main opposition leader before taking the prime minister post in a power-sharing deal. His party, the Movement for Democratic Change, said it had no reason to suspect foul play but was awaiting complete details, the Guardian notes. (More Morgan Tsvangirai stories.)

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