US Ambassador Kills Nun in Car Crash
Priest injured in Calif. wreck
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 27, 2010 8:15 AM CDT
President Obama appointed Kmiec as Ambassador to Malta last year.   (State Department)
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(Newser) – An elderly nun was killed when the car she was riding in, driven by US Ambassador to Malta Douglas Kmiec, drifted onto a dirt shoulder and hit a drainage ditch in Los Angeles County yesterday. Kmiec and his other passenger, a 94-year-old pastor, were taken to hospital with serious injuries, the Malibu Times reports.