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Investigators Say Snow-Plough Driver in Deadly Crash With Total's CEO Was Drunk

A car drives out of the Vnukovo-3 Business Aviation Center at Moscow's Vnukovo airport, Oct. 21, 2014.

The driver of a snow plough involved in a deadly plane crash that killed the chief executive of French oil major Total, Christophe de Margerie, in a Moscow airport late on Monday, was drunk, Russia's Investigative Committee said.

"At the moment, it is already established that the driver of the snow plough was in a condition of alcoholic intoxication," said Russia's Investigative Committee, an agency which answers to President Vladimir Putin.

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