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Depatch police investigating after woman killed crossing R75 at midnight

Nov 26, 2018
Depatch police investigating after woman killed crossing R75 at midnight

Despatch police are investigating a case of culpable homicide following an early morning accident at which a 33-year-old female pedestrian, was killed by a grey VW Touran at around 00:00 on Monday.

"It is alleged that the pedestrian was crossing the R75 at midnight when she was struck by the vehicle," said police spokesperson, Captain Gerda Swart.

"The 33-year-old victim passed on at the scene and SAPS Despatch are investigating the case."

She said that the driver (26-year-old male) did not sustain any injuries in the accident.

"The name of the victim will be released after she was formally identified."

Image: file photo

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