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Biker killed in accident near Despatch, police investigating

Mar 19, 2018
Biker killed in accident near Despatch, police investigating

Detectives in Despatch are investigating a case of culpable homicide following a fatal accident that happened over the weekend.

According to police information, the accident happened at about 11:45 on Saturday morning.

"It is alleged that a 39-year-old male was traveling on the R75 (close to Despatch) with his motorbike in the direction of Port Elizabeth, when he allegedly lost control over the bike and was flung from it," described police spokesperson, Capt Gerda Swart.

"He passed on at the scene.

"The name of the deceased will be released after formal identification was done."