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newsTimesLIVE reports that a truck driver was killed on the N1 near De Doorns in the Western Cape when a rock was allegedly thrown through his windshield on Sunday morning.  

“The Time Link driver who sadly passed away in the early hours of [Sunday] morning - our hearts and prayers go out to his family and friends at this difficult time.  A life taken too soon.  A life taken at its peak,” the SA Long-Distance Truckers wrote on their Facebook page.  According to social media reports, the incident happened at around 5am.  The truck crashed and was allegedly looted.  In a video of the incident circulating on social media, another person was seen resting on a bunk bed in the truck when the rock hit the steering wheel.  It is not known what happened to the second person.

  • Read a short report by Nico Gous on this story at TimesLIVE

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