Cyclist dies after being hit by bakkie

2012-09-13 08:03
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Bloemfontein - A cyclist was killed after he was knocked down by a bakkie on the N8 near Bloemfontein, Free State paramedics said on Thursday.

ER24 spokesperson Derrick Banks said the accident happened at around 18:00 on Wednesday.

"The man, in his 30s, was believed to be a farm worker who was on his way home."

Banks said paramedics found the man lying motionless on the road.

"He sustained fatal injuries and was declared dead on the scene."

The driver of the bakkie was unharmed in the accident, Banks said.

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