Woman dies in hit and run

2015-08-13 06:00

A WOMAN died in Murchison after being involved in a hit-and-run accident on Saturday evening.

“Netcare 911 paramedics found the female lying on the road. She was declared dead at the scene due to the extensive injuries she sustained,” said Netcare 911 spokesperson, Chris Botha.

Police spokesperson, Lieutenant-Colonel Zandra Wiid. said SAPS is investigating a culpable homicide.

“The woman stepped from a taxi and crossed the N2 main Harding road in Murchison area. The driver of the car that knocked her failed to stop,” said Wiid.

Anyone with information can contact the Port Shepstone police station on 039 688 1004/1172.

The woman is yet to be officially identified. - Netcare 911

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