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[PINETOWN] Man knocked from truck dies

A man believed to be in his early 30s has died after a dislodged pipe knocked him off the back of a truck in the Westmead industrial area outside Pinetown, KZN, this morning.

ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene at 11:09 to find the man lying on the ground next to the heavy pipe and truck. It is believed that the pipe had knocked him from the back of the truck, but did not land on top of him. He had suffered fatal head and neck injuries and showed no signs of life. He was unfortunately declared dead on arrival.

The South African Police Services were on scene for further investigations.