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Adriana Campos (1979 - 2015)

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Adriana Campos (1979 - 2015)

Colombian actress Adriana Campos and her husband, Carlos Rincon, have died in a tragic car accident Tuesday, according to Latin Times.

According to Noticias RCN, the couple were driving southwest of Colombia's Department of Antioquia when Rincón lost control of the automobile, causing the car to fall into the Cauca River near the town of Bolombolo. The telenovela actress and her businessman partner leave behind their 1-year-old son.

Campos, who was 36 at the time of her death, was a two-time Premios TV y Novelas nominee. She was first nominated for best supporting actress for her role as Nicol Aguilar on "Vecinos" and received a second nomination for best antagonist as Pricila Cardona on "Bella Calamidades." In 2010, the actress from Chaparral, Colombia, dated actor Mauricio Ochmann, with whom she worked on the popular soap opera "El Clon." The former couple were expecting their first child together, but she lost the baby because of complications, reports TV y Novelas.


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Campos' 15-year career included not only telenovelas, but also film, TV series and theater.

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