Cop killed in KZN crash

2015-01-13 14:45

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Johannesburg - A policeman was killed and other injured when their car collided with a truck near Bergville, KwaZulu-Natal police said on Tuesday.

Warrant officers Siyabonga Mncwango, 45, and Bhekizitha Moses Dube, 43, were on duty travelling in a state vehicle on the R616 between Ladysmith and Bergville when they collided with the truck on Monday, police spokesperson Jay Naicker said.

The truck allegedly veered into the path of the officers' car and they collided head-on.

Dube died on the scene.

Mncwango sustained serious injuries and was taken to hospital, along with the truck driver.

A case of culpable homicide was opened at the Bergville police station.

"Warrant Officer Dube leaves behind his wife and five children. At the time of his passing he had served the SA Police Service for 20 years," Naicker said.


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