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Man dies in accident

MUBANGA NONDO, Ndola
A 19-YEAR-OLD man has died on the spot and another is nursing injuries at Mpongwe Mission Hospital after they were hit by a vehicle which they had hitch-hiked.
Copperbelt deputy commissioner of police Byemba Musole said in an interview on Sunday that the accident happened on Saturday around 05:00 hours at Kanyenda trading area in Mpongwe.
Mr Musole identified the deceased as Elvis Chibwabwa, who sustained head injuries and died on the spot, while Rodgers Kalusa had a broken left leg.
He said the driver, Nelson Nyeleti, 19, was reversing the vehicle, which hit the would-be passengers who had flagged him down.
“We have charged him with causing death by dangerous driving,” he said.

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