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Butterworth police appeal for help after unknown elderly man killed by truck

Nov 28, 2018
Butterworth police appeal for help after unknown elderly man killed by truck

Butterworth police have appealed to the community for assistance as they investigate a case of culpable homicide after an elderly unknown man was killed by a truck.

"It is alleged that a man, believed to about 70-years-old, was hit by a truck along the N2 highway, near Ndabakazi Village, Butterworth, on Tuesday, at about 20h10," said police spokesperson, Captain jackson Manatha.

"The victim passed away at the scene."

Help Butterworth police identify elderly man killed by truck

He said that the name of the deceased is not yet known.

"Anyone who can assist in identifying the deceased is kindly urged to contact Butterworth Police at 047 401 1100."

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