How was general Patton killed?

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No, he was killed in an automobile accident on December 21, 1945.

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US General George S. Patton died following an automobile accident in Europe on December 21, 1945 .

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Nobody, Patton died in his sleep of pulmonary edema and congestive heart failure at about 18:00 on December 21, 1945 after being injured in a vehicle accident.

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