Cyclist dies after truck goes over him

2015-09-05 18:03
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Cape Town – A cyclist died on the N2 near Shakaskraal on Saturday morning after colliding with an oncoming truck, paramedics said.

He had been riding in a group but it is not known what led to the collision, said Netcare911 spokesperson Chris Botha.

Another rider sustained minor injuries but refused treatment.

Botha said paramedics found that the truck had driven over the man.
They spent about 45 minutes trying to resuscitate him but their efforts were in vain.

Police would investigate the accident.

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