Nephew of Dalai Lama killed along US highway

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February 15, 2011 09:23

 
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PALM COAST, Florida  — The nephew of the Dalai Lama was killed Monday along a Florida highway during one of his long treks to raise awareness of the Tibetan struggle for independence from China, officials said.

Jigme K. Norbu, 45, was hit by a sport utility vehicle about 7:30 p.m. on State Road A1A along the state's eastern coast, the Florida Highway Patrol reported. Police released few other details.

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