KARPATHOS, Greece – Greek-American Maria Nikolaidis, 27, died tragically in a car accident while vacationing on the island of Karpathos.
While the details are still unclear, it is reported that she was in the car with her boyfriend Damianos Talakis, 34, when the car veered off the road and fell from a cliff resulting in both of them losing their lives.
As Rodiaki reported, the bodies of the unfortunate young people were found about 1km from the Arkasas – Foiniki road after residents and police searched for hours.
According to information in the Greek media, the two young people who had spent time at a club on the island were last seen early Friday morning. At noon on the same day they were reported missing at the Karpathos Police Station and the investigation began to locate them. Eventually their car was spotted at the bottom of a cliff where it had dropped from a height of about 50 meters.
Once the tragic news became known, the grieving relatives asked about the cause of the accident which is still under investigation, and many friends posted their condolences on Facebook.