NEWSFLASH: Truck driver hit and killed by passing truck in Olifantsfontein

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A truck driver was killed when he was hit by a passing truck as he got off his vehicle on the R21 highway in Olifantsfontein on Monday.

ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene to find the body of a man lying in the slow lane of the highway, a few metres away from his truck,” said ER24 Spokesperson Russel Meiring.

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He said the truck that hit the man was parked a short distance away on the side of the road.

“Paramedics assessed the man and found that he had sustained numerous injuries and showed no signs of life. He was declared dead on the scene,” said Meiring.

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