Colombian sports journalism is in mourning after the journalist’s death Luz Piedad Eusse, who died on Sunday, November 19, when a gigantic screen fell on him. One of his daughters and four other people were injured.
Around 1:50 p.m., a loud noise alerted the hundreds of spectators in the hall Tocancipa Autodromewhen the giant screen fell during the Ford Motorcraft 2023 Grand Finale of the Season, El Espectador reports.
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The video was released through social networks at the very moment when the large object fell due to the strong gusts of wind and the people on the spot began to run to save themselves. However, the social communicator remained under the screen, a Semana note states.
Who was Luz Piedad Eusse?
Colleagues and friends of the social communicator describe Lus Piedad Eusse as a woman full of light and energy, with a lot of charisma and passion for her profession, according to information published in CaracolTV.
On Twitter, the political scientist @Juan Camilo published the latest Instagram stories of Lupi, as her colleagues and friends called her, in which the social communicator defined that moment as her “happy place.”
Just as they say: to die you only have to live… these are the last stories that Blu Radio journalist Lupi Eusse published on Instagram before he died in an absurd accident at the Tocancipa Autodrome that didn’t even involve a vehicle used to be. It was his happy place. pic.twitter.com/7j6DvND8xb
— Juan Camilo (@JuanCamilo) November 20, 2023
Eusse was accompanied by her two daughters, aged six and eight. One of them was injured in the accident, Semana reports.
In a publication on her Instagram account, the journalist noted in September that she had been a Blu Radio presenter for 11 years.
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In turn, the radio station lamented the death of the social communicator on its Twitter account.
Blu Radio expresses its condolences to the family of our colleague and friend Luz Piedad Eusse, Lupi, who was part of the work team of the Autos y Motos program directed by Ricardo Soler and who died in an accident on Sunday, November 19 at the Autodromo… pic.twitter.com/KOSWgtT3dm
— BluRadio Colombia (@BluRadioCo) November 19, 2023
“Blu Radio expresses its condolences to the family of our colleague and friend Luz Piedad Eusse, Lupi, who was part of the work team of the Autos y Motos program directed by Ricardo Soler and who lost her life in an accident on Sunday, November 19 at the Tocancipá Autodrome. We regret her departure and we will remember her with immense gratitude for lighting up the program with her charisma, spark and passion for her profession,” reads the message from the social network X, formerly Twitter.
According to Noticias RCN in your account Tweetthe Public Prosecution Service has opened an investigation into the accident at the Tocancipá Autodrome. (JO)
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