Teen dies in Eastern Cape crash

By Drum Digital
09 September 2013

A teenager died when he was run over by a bakkie in Despatch, near Port Elizabeth, on Monday, Eastern Cape police said.

The accident happened on the Uitenhage Road towards Port Elizabeth, said Warrant Officer Gerda Swart.

The 16-year-old boy was thought to have been running across the road when he was hit.

"He was declared dead on the scene," said Swart.

Police were investigating a case of a culpable homicide.


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