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Truck drives over woman

2012-02-27 08:23

Johannesburg - A woman was killed and four other people injured when a tipper truck rolled in Eston near Pietermaritzburg on Saturday morning, paramedics said.

A man and his five friends took the truck out on a dirt road in the GoMankulu area of Eston when the driver lost control of it, Netcare 911 spokesperson Chris Botha said.

The woman had landed under the frame of the truck and died on the scene.

The injured were taken to hospitals in the area.

The driver was taken from the scene by police who were investigating.