Pedestrian killed trying to cross highway
Johannesburg - A woman was killed when she was hit by a car while crossing the R75 highway in Despatch, Eastern Cape police said on Saturday.
Warrant Officer Gerda Swart said the 40-year-old woman was attempting to cross the highway with her boyfriend on Friday evening.
When she ran across the road she was hit by the car and died at the scene.
No arrests were made, but police were investigating a case of culpable homicide, Swart said.