Lost boy of Sudan dies in car wreck

Category: Diaspora
Published on Thursday, 03 September 2009 23:33
Written by The New Sudan Vision (NSV), www.newsudanvision.com
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Marial Monyjok Yak, a lost boy of Sudan in the United States died in a car wreck on Saturday. Family photo.
(Atlanta, USA) - Marial Monyjok Yak, a Sudanese lost boy died Saturday night in a car crash, local news paper Metro Atlanta has reported. 

Mr. Yak was returning to Atlanta from Tulsa, Oklahoma, where he was a college junior. He lost control of the car while navigating an I-285 entry ramp, Metro wrote in an article. 

He died at the scene, a day after his 25th birthday, the report revealed. 

“The funeral for Marial Monyjok Yak, of Atlanta, will be noon Saturday at St. Michael’s and All Angels Episcopal Church in Stone Mountain. Friends and family plan to gather 5 to 8 p.m. today at the Massengale residence. Wages & Sons Funeral Homes and Crematories, Stone Mountain chapel, is handling arrangements,” the report said.