Fudan University professor and botanist Zhong Yang killed in car accident

Acclaimed Fudan University professor and famous botanist Zhong Yang died in a traffic accident in Ordos City, Inner Mongolia, on Sunday. He was 53.
Fudan University professor and botanist Zhong Yang killed in car accident

Acclaimed Fudan University professor and famous botanist Zhong Yang died in a traffic accident in Ordos City, Inner Mongolia, on Sunday. He was 53.

Dr. Zhong was on his way to a local college in Ordos to give a lecture when the accident happened between 5 and 6am, thepaper.cn reported.

The report quoted local traffic police who said that the car Dr. Zhong was in collided with a forklift. The cause of the accident is under investigation.

Dr. Zhong was the Dean of the Graduate School of Fudan University and a distinguished professor in biology. He made great progress in bioinformatics and evolutionary biology.

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