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Police investigating case of culpable homicide after fatal N2 accident

Mar 20, 2018
Police investigating case of culpable homicide after fatal N2 accident

Detectives from the South African Police Service in Storms River are investigating a case of culpable homicide following a fatal accident that took place on the N2 highway at about 08:20 on Monday morning.

"It is alleged that a 60-year-old male was traveling on the N2 (close to Hermanuskraal) with a white Mitsubishi Triton Ldv, when he allegedly lost control over the vehicle and it overturned," said police spokesperson, Captain gerda Swart.

"The 60-year-old man succumbed from his injuries.

"Six other passengers were taken for medical treatment."

She said that the name of the deceased will be released after formal identification was done.