Man dies after being pushed off bridge

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Cape Town - A Cape Town man fell more than 15 metres to his death after he was pushed off a bridge, the Daily Voice reported on Thursday.

The 42-year-old man reportedly had an argument with his friend on Wednesday. The friend then allegedly pushed him off the R300 bridge near the N1 highway.

People who lived in bushes near the bridge in Brackenfell told police they had witnessed the man being pushed, according to the report.

Captain Frederick van Wyk told the newspaper that the man was from Table View.

"An inquest docket was opened... to determine the circumstances surrounding his death."

The incident reportedly caused a delay on the busy road.

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