Colombian Soap Star Adriana and Husband Died in Car Accident

Adriana Campos, a TV, film, theatre and a well-known Colombian soap star, has died in a car accident. The 36-years-old Vecinos actress was killed Tuesday while driving in Colombia with her businessman husband Carlos Rincón. According to the preliminary investigation by the police they died by drowning in the water.

Colombian Soap Star Adriana and Husband Died in Car Accident

Police say it was Rincon who was driving the car at the time of accident. The couple was driving southwest of Colombia’s Department of Antioquia when Rincón lost control of the car and it fell into the Cauca River. Both bodies were sent to Salgar, Antioquia. It is not clear that how Rincon lost the control of the car. However there are evidences that he might have fallen asleep behind the wheel.

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The couple left a one-year-old son, who was at her grandmother’s house at the time.

Born in Chaparral, Colombia in the southwestern part of the country, Adriana left her town to to make her career in acting in 2000. She made her TV debut when she was 21-years-old. In her 15 years career she starred in telenovelas, worked in Latin theater and performed in films. She was first nominated for Best Supporting Actress in telenovelas for her role as Nicol Aguilar in Vecinos in 2008. She received a second nomination for Best Antagonist as Pricila Cardona in Bella Calamidades in 2010. She also starred on the popular telenovelas El Clon, Tiempo Final, Victoria and Sin Retorno.

She went through a tragedy in 2010 when she lost her first child with Mauricio Ochmann with whom she worked with in the popular soap El Clon. Later on she got married to businessman Carlos in 2014. They had a son Geronimo Rincon Campos in the same year. Adriana was taking a year-long leave from acting to pay attention on raising her son when the accident happened.

We feel sorry for Adriana and Carlos’ family and friends during this awful time. May Adriana Campos and Carlos Rincon rest in peace.

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