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Man killed by truck while crossing the N2 on his way to church, police investigating

Mar 22, 2018
Man killed by truck while crossing the N2 on his way to church, police investigating

Butterworth police are investigating a case of culpable homicide after a 55-year-old man was killed allegedly by a truck while crossing the N2 highway near Ndabakazi Station just outside Butterworth.

"The accident took place on Wednesday at about 10:00," said police spokesperson, Captain Jackson Manatha.

"The deceased was on his way to church while the truck was from East London direction towards Butterworth."

He said that the real cause of the accident is not yet known at this point in time. Butterworth Police are investigating a case of culpable homicide.

"The identity of the deceased will be made known once his next of kin is officially informed of his death."