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I.U. Surgeon Killed In Car Crash

Last updated on Tuesday, December 14, 2010

(BLOOMINGTON, IN) - An I.U. transplant surgeon was killed in a Michigan car crash during a snowstorm. 55-year-old Mark Pescovitz died Sunday.

Authorities say Pescovitz lost control of his vehicle, and a semitrailer hit his sliding car.

Pescovitz performed Indiana's first successful kidney/pancreas transplant at the I.U.

Medical Center in Indianapolis in December 1988.

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