Free State teen dies after being hit by motorbike

2016-06-03 14:16

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Bloemfontein – A 15-year-old girl was killed after being hit by a motorcycle on the R70 near Mamahabane in Ventersburg, Free State police said on Friday.  

She and her friends were walking to a hiking spot in the area on Thursday night when the accident happened, Sergeant Mamello Mokhuoane said.

She died at the scene. The 53-year-old driver, who was going to Harrismith, sustained minor injuries.

A case of culpable homicide was opened.

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