Durban man dies in tractor after making fire in it

2017-06-27 18:45
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Durban – An inquest docket has been opened after a 24-year-old man was found dead inside a tractor on a construction site on the N3 interchange in Hammarsdale, KwaZulu-Natal police said on Tuesday.

Lieutenant-Colonel Thulani Zwane said the police’s search and rescue unit found the man on Monday sitting in a tractor with a bowl of coals in front of him.

Police suspect that the man died of carbon monoxide poisoning after making fire in a confined space.

"A post mortem will be conducted to determine the cause of death. Hammarsdale police are investigating the incident," said Zwane.


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