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Willowvale police investigating culpable homicide after teen killed by truck

Oct 7, 2018
Willowvale police investigating culpable homicide after teen killed by truck

Willowvale police are investigating a case of culpable homicide that happened on Saturday.

"It is alleged that a group of boys were running along the road at Ndeleni Locality, Ntlabane Village, Willowvale, on Saturday, at about 17:10," said police spokesperson, Capt Jackson Manatha.

"It is further alleged that a truck hit a 15-year-old boy, who died at the scene."

Cause of accident not known

He said that the cause of the accident is not yet known, but under investigation by Willowvale Police.

"The identity of the deceased is still being withheld pending notification of all the family members," Captain Manatha added.

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