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Police investigating case of culpable homicide after man killed by truck

Jun 1, 2018
Police investigating case of culpable homicide after man killed by truck

Msobomvu police are investigating a case of culpable homicide after a man was hit and killed by a truck.

"It is alleged that a truck hit a 25-year-old man on Thursday, at about 20:00, along N2 road near Zazulwana junction," said police spokesperson, Captain Jackson Manatha.

"The 25-year-old man died at the spot."

He said that the cause of the accident is not known at this point in time, but it is under investigation by Msobomvu police detectives.

"The identity of the deceased is still being withheld until all his relatives are informed of his death."

Captain Manatha said that police are warning pedestrians to wear bright colours especially during the night to avoid such incidents.