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Despatch police investigating how 12-year-old died in freak motorbike accident

Nov 19, 2018
Despatch police investigating how 12-year-old died in freak motorbike accident

Police in Despatch opened an inquest docket after a 12-year-old boy died when his motorbike collided with a boundary wall of a house in Despatch on Sunday.

"Yesterday, at around 16:30, it is alleged that Cyle Welgemoed (12) was riding his motorbike in an open field in Azalia Park, Despatch," described police spokesperson, Sergeant Majola Nkohli.

"It is believed that Welgemoed lost control of the bike and hit the boundary wall of a house in Despatch."

He was declared dead at the scene.

"Police are investigating an inquest case."

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