- Title: Three U.S. tourists and one Costa Rican dead in crash
- Date: 21st October 2019
- Summary: SANTA ROSA NATIONAL PARK, COSTA RICA (OCTOBER 19, 2019) (REUTERS) POLICE VEHICLES ON ROAD AT SCENE OF DEADLY ACCIDENT VARIOUS OF WRECKAGE OF VAN WRECKED VAN INTERIOR REAR OF WRECKED VAN WITH SIGN READING (Spanish) "TOURISM"
- Embargoed: 4th November 2019 01:21
- Keywords: highway truck died crash tourists Americans accident drunk driver U.S. Costa Rica dead
- Location: SANTA ROSA NATIONAL PARK, COSTA RICA
- City: SANTA ROSA NATIONAL PARK, COSTA RICA
- Country: Costa Rica
- Topics: Ground Accidents/Collisions,Disaster/Accidents
- Reuters ID: LVA001B21HRUV
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9
- Story Text: Three U.S. tourists and a Costa Rican were killed when a tractor trailer collided with their van in a national park in the Central American country late on Friday (October 18).
Local media reported that Costa Rica's Judicial Investigation Police released the names of the U.S. victims as Andrew and Jennifer Niemiec, and Steven Williams.
The Costa Rican citizen who died was reportedly the van's driver.
Local media also reported the driver of the tractor trailer was given a breathalyzer test by local authorities and tested positive for alcohol-impairment.
(Production: Hector Guzman, Manuel Carrillo)
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