Chabane driver was speeding - investigators

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The scene of the accident where minister Collins Chabane was killed. (<a href=https://twitter.com/AlgoaFMNews>AlgoaFMNews</a> via Twitter)
The scene of the accident where minister Collins Chabane was killed. (<a href=https://twitter.com/AlgoaFMNews>AlgoaFMNews</a> via Twitter)

Polokwane - A deadly concoction of speed and alcohol is believed to have led to the crash in which Minister of Public Service and Administration, Collins Chabane, and his two bodyguards died early on Sunday morning.

Netwerk24's Marietie Louw-Carstens reported on Monday that the driver of Chabane's white VW Touareg could have been travelling close to 200km/h when he collided with a truck making a U-turn over the N1 highway in Limpopo.

Chabane, 55, driver Sergeant Lesiba Sekele, 45, and bodyguard Sergeant Lawrence Lentsoane, 45, all died on the scene. Sekele was flung out of the vehicle.

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