Kenya's former world champion Bett dies in road accident
Bett died in Nandi County, north-west Kenya after his car hit bumps and rolled into a ditch.
Bett died in Nandi County, north-west Kenya after his car hit bumps and rolled into a ditch. He had returned home from the Africa Championships in Nigeria on Tuesday.
"Former 400m hurdles World Champion Nicholas Bett has died in a road accident... On behalf of the sporting fraternity and @moscakenya, I convey my sincerest condolences to his family. Rest in peace," Kenya sports cabinet secretary Rashid Echesa said on Twitter.
His twin brother Haron Koech is also a hurdler. (Reporting by Shrivathsa Sridhar in Bengaluru; editing by Sudipto Ganguly)
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