Zanib Naveed, Former Miss Pakistan World, Dead at 32
By Liz Calvario
Zanib Naveed, the former Miss Pakistan World, died after a tragic car accident. She was 32.
On Sunday, Naveed's was driving her 2018 Mercedes CL2 in Prince George's County when she struck a curb and overturned her car into oncoming traffic, according to a Maryland state police report. Naveed was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene, per the report.
No other vehicles were involved in the crash. Per a preliminary investigation, alcohol was not a factor in the crash and the accident remains under investigation.
Naveed won the Miss Pakistan World title in 2012 and competed in the 2012 Miss Earth pageant.
"She had a smile that could light up a room, a powerful personality, captivating eyes, a voice that demanded attention and beauty like no other," reads a statement on her GoFundMe page. "Zanib was truly a force to be reckoned with, always standing by her beliefs. All who knew Zanib can attest to her strong will, always accomplishing her goals in life. She paved her own path to success, and had a promising future ahead of herself."
Naveed is survived by her husband, Ali-Haider Shah, parents Tabinda Naveed and Chaudry Qudrat, brothers Ali and Umer Naveed, and many others.