Man died in accident on Opuwo-Omakange road

07 Mar 2017 11:50am
OPUWO, 07 MAR (NAMPA) – A man died after being run over on the Opuwo-Omakange main road in the Kunene Region on Friday.
The Namibian Police Force (NamPol)’s Crime Investigations Coordinator for Kunene, Deputy Commissioner Rudolf Kanyetu told Nampa on Tuesday the truck driver who ran the man over was driving to Tsandi from Opuwo.
Kanyetu said he told the police he saw a white object in the road and applied his brakes, but he was too late.
He said when he got out of the truck, he was shocked to find out that the object he hit was a man.
The man, whose age is not known, died on the spot.
The driver reported the case to the Omakange Police Station, where a case of culpable homicide was opened against him.
The next of kin of the deceased have not yet been informed.
(NAMPA)
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