Learner dies after hit by vehicle at Kalkfeld

02 Mar 2017 10:10am
OTJIWARONGO, 02 MAR (NAMPA) - A Grade 2 learner of the G.K. Wahl Combined School in Kalkfeld died after he was hit by a vehicle on Wednesday afternoon.
Eight-year-old Celestino Haradoeb was on his way home from school when the tragedy happened on a bridge.
Detective Chief Inspector, Naukelaemo Andreas of the Namibian Police Force (NamPol) in the Otjozondjupa Region told Nampa on Thursday the boy was hit by a pick-up vehicle driven by a 68-year-old man.
The driver was visibly shocked after the incident.
A culpable homicide case was opened against him at the Kalkfeld Police Station.
The Kalkfeld settlement is situated about 70 kilometres south of Otjiwarongo.
Police investigations in the matter continue.