German student dies in Soapbox Derby

Soapbox race car -- munichFOTO/Bill WrigleyOslo - A twenty-two year old German student from Schleswig-Holstein died in a soapbox derby when he missed a left curve on a slope and plunged straight down 15 metres unto rocks near Vestrumsbygda, 120 kilometres from Oslo. He suffered severe head and chest injuries and attempts of resuscitation were futile. Police are now examining the soapbox for probable technical faults. The man was studying in Hønefoss.

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