Man dies in De Willem accident

The police say they are investigating a fatal accident that occurred at about 1545h. today on the Public Road at De Willem, WCD, and which resulted in the death of a so far unidentified man of East Indian descent.

Police say that investigations revealed that the man was walking along the roadway when he was struck down by a motor lorry. He was pronounced DOA at the Leonora Cottage Hospital.

The victim appears to be in his mid-forties, is medium built, of dark complexion and about 5’7” in height. The body is at the WDRH mortuary.

The driver of the vehicle is in police custody assisting with the investigations.