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Galit Burg, who represented Israel at 1989 Eurovision, killed in car crash

Galit Burg (L) and Gili Netanel sing at the 1989 Eurovision song contest. (Screencapture/YouTube)
Galit Burg (L) and Gili Netanel sing at the 1989 Eurovision song contest. (Screencapture/YouTube)

Galit Burg, a singer who represented Israel in the 1989 Eurovision song contest as part of the duo Gili and Galit, was killed today in a car accident, Hebrew media reports.

Burg, 54, was involved in a collision between a truck and two vehicles near Kfar Daniel in central Israel.

Gili and Galit sang their song “Derech Hamelech” at the 1998 competition held in Switzerland, coming in 12th place out of 22 entrants on the night.

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