Friday, July 23, 2010

Duke of Spoleto grave after car crash

July 23, 1926

The Duke of Spoleto, a cousin of King Victor Emanuele of Italy, is in serious condition following a automobile accident near the Swiss-Italian frontier. He was taken unconscious to a hospital at Bescia. His condition is described as grave, according to the New York Times. His companion, an Italian countess, was "only slightly injured.
The duke, who is also known as Prince Aimone, is the younger son of the Duke and Duchess of Aosta. The name of the Italian countess was not made known.

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