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Mexico presidential candidate Patricio hurt, 1 dead in crash

AP  |  Mexico City 

Mexican was injured in a road crash that also killed a person riding in her caravan and injured two others.

The said in a brief statement yesterday that a vehicle carrying Patricio and 10 other people went off a highway in the state of

The group said a woman it did not identify was killed and was in serious condition. Patricio and also had injuries, the statement said, but gave no details.

The newspaper published a photo of emergency workers assisting Patricio as she walked next to an ambulance and a picture of a white van resting on its roof in a desert countryside. The paper said Patricio's left arm was broken.

Patricio, a Nahua indigenous healer from Jalisco state known popularly as "Marichuy," has been running as an seeking to get a place on the July 1 presidential ballot.

However, days before a deadline to gather some 866,000 signatures to qualify for the ballot, she is well short of the requirement.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, February 15 2018. 08:40 IST