Food world mourns loss of Fat Duck chefs in car crash
November 21st, 2012
09:15 AM ET
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An investigation is under way into a horrific collision in Hong Kong that resulted in the deaths of two visiting chefs from Heston Blumenthal's famous British restaurant, The Fat Duck.

Media reports and the Hong Kong Police Force have identified the dead as Carl Magnus Lindgren, 30, from Sweden; Ivan Aranto Herrera Jorge, 34, a Briton, as well as the driver of their taxi.

Blumenthal, who was also in Hong Kong, identified the bodies of the two chefs, according to a local newspaper, The Standard, which featured a photograph of him with police on Wednesday.

According to the Hong Kong Police, the accident occurred Monday morning when a bus was traveling downhill and hit two cars, crossed into the other lane and crushed the chefs' taxi against another bus.

Read - 'Fat Duck' chefs die in Hong Kong horror crash

Previously - Heston Blumenthal's snail porridge obsession



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  1. din

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    February 10, 2013 at 8:11 am |
  2. Sammy

    Sounds like distracted driving.
    Remembers everyone, for Christmas please be careful. Here it says ( http://zautos.com/distracted-driving-infographic-dangers-of-distracted-driving/ )distracted driving injures over 416,000 people every year?
    The United Kingdom lost 450,000 in all of WW II
    In the average time it takes you to read 1 small text you travel the length of a football field blind.

    November 26, 2012 at 6:22 pm |
  3. fatjimi

    RIP. Checked out his site...300 pounds+ for Christmas dinner (if you call it that) – PER PERSON

    November 21, 2012 at 11:04 am |
  4. Jdizzle McHammerpants ♫♫

    Oh, wow. =(

    November 21, 2012 at 10:33 am |
  5. Etta Cornbread

    That's too young. Just 30 and 34. May they be in the kitchen up in the sky.

    November 21, 2012 at 9:46 am |
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