Karditsa bid farewell at noon by Holy Church of Saints Constantine and Helen, with unspeakable sorrow, the 21-year-old student Anastasios Koutsopoulos, who died in polynecro train accident in Tempe.

Hundreds of students with teary eyes and a flower in hand, as the lessons in the schools had ended at 12:00, said the last “goodbye” to the student who studied at the Department of Agriculture of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.

“Mom I’m going to be late go to sleep…”, allegedly the last message to his mother because the train to Thessaloniki was delayed.


His parents and relatives are tragic figures. The exodus service was performed by Metropolitan Timotheus of Thessaliotidos and Phanariophersalon. The city council of Sofadon, on the occasion of the death of Anastasios Koutsopoulos in the fatal accident in Tempe, as stated in a relevant announcement, met today in an urgent meeting and unanimously approved a resolution.


The mayor of Sofadon and the municipal council, among others, express “the deep sadness and pain and the warmest condolences to the family of our fellow resident Anastasios Koutsopoulos, who so suddenly and unjustly left us in the fatal accident in Tempi”. At the same time, they express their condolences to the relatives of all the victims.