Eastern Cape family of 4 killed in crash

2016-12-22 17:49

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Port Elizabeth – A family of four was killed on Wednesday night after the vehicle they were travelling in collided with a truck, Eastern Cape police said on Thursday.

The family, a father, 53, mother, 42, and their two children, aged five and 15, died instantly at the scene of the accident along the N2 between Dutywa and Butterworth, Captain Jackson Manatha said.

Two men in the truck, the driver and his passenger, were taken to Butterworth hospital for further treatment.

Manatha said circumstances surrounding the accident were still not clear, but police were investigating a case of culpable homicide.

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