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Colombian Singer Kaleth Morales Dies in Car Crash
Published September 7, 2005

Morales sang vallenato, a style in which the accordion is prominent.

BOGOTA, Colombia — Popular Colombian singer Kaleth Morales died Wednesday, hours after a car he was riding in swerved to avoid a pothole and crashed, hospital officials said. He was 21. Kaleth Morales sang vallenato, a Colombian style of music in which the accordion is prominent. His last performance was at Bogota's main soccer stadium, where he appeared on Saturday with other stars before 30,000 people.