According to REN TV, citing data from the Yaroslavl Volkov Theater, Honored Artist of the Russian Federation Sergey Puskepalis will be buried on Friday, September 23, in the city of Zheleznovodsk, Stavropol Territory.
In this city, the artist spent his childhood, his parents are buried there.
Earlier it was reported that the artistic director of the Volkov Theater in Yaroslavl, Sergey Puskepalis, died in an accident that occurred around noon on September 20 on the M-8 highway in the Yaroslavl region. A truck and a Ford Transit car collided on the road. In the latter was Puskepalis and theater driver Alexander Sinitsyn. Both of them died. Truck driver Georgy Avgustovsky was hospitalized with serious injuries.
Actor Sergey Puskepalis was 56 years old. He graduated from the Saratov Theater School, then - the directing course of Pyotr Fomenko. Since 2019, Puskepalis has served as artistic director of the Yaroslavl Volkov Theater.
The theater team expressed condolences to the families and friends of the victims. Russian President Vladimir Putin also brought his condolences on the death of the actor.