Boy, 10, killed by truck

2011-12-29 18:00

East London - A 10-year-old boy was killed when a truck hit him in the Msombomvu township near Butterworth, Eastern Cape police said on Thursday.

Captain Jackson Manatha said the boy was crossing a road on Wednesday afternoon when he was struck.

"It is alleged that the truck driver stopped and took the child to Butterworth hospital where the boy died on arrival."

Manatha said police opened a case of culpable homicide against the truck driver.

  • Gail - 2011-12-30 10:47

    Condolences to all concerned.

  • Lawrence - 2012-01-01 21:40

    I'm so touched and sadened by the young life that was lost unnecisarily, just wondering where the parents were at the time of this eccident cause.

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