Lebanese singer George al-Rassi was killed at dawn Saturday in a car crash in the al-Masnaa area following his return from a concert in neighboring Syria.
He was 39 years old.
The National News Agency said al-Rassi’s car crashed into a median divider. A woman accompanying al-Rassi, identified by media reports as Zeina al-Merehbi, also died in the crash.
Civil Defense members used special tools to pull the two bodies out of the badly damaged car.
Al-Rassi is the brother of Lebanese actress Nadine al-Rassi.
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