July 28, 2014
Guitarrist 'Tavo' Kupinski dies in tragic traffic accident
One of the most influential Argentine rockers, Gustavo Kupinski died in a tragic car accident whilst driving along motorway 63 late yesterday afternoon. The accident took place at kilometre 12, between routes 2 and 11, in the Province of Buenos Aires. The car skidded and flipped over at about 6PM, while Kupinski was driving. Alongside him in the car were his two daughters, one aged 4 and the other 2 years and his wife.
His wife also passed away, and their eldest daughter remains in the San Roque Hospital “under observation” in the Dolores neighbourhood and the youngest was sent to a more specialised health centre.
Ex ‘Los Piojos’ guitarrist and guest star of Las Pelotas band was 36-years-old and his wife, 27. Kupinski was a recognised artist in the world of rock, and had had a stable position in ‘Los Piojos’.
The Facebook profile of ‘Las Pelotas’ band’s website has been receiving countless hits and messages of condolences since the news was released.