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[JOHANNESBURG] Pedestrian killed along Joe Slovo Drive

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A pedestrian, believed to be in his late thirties, died after he was knocked down by a vehicle along Joe Slovo Drive in Johannesburg.

At approximately 9.30pm on Friday evening, paramedics from ER24 were on route to another emergency when they were flagged down by bystanders. Upon assessment, they found the man lying in the road with severe injuries. His vital signs were deteriorating and they initiated CPR. Despite their efforts, they were unable to revive him and he was later declared dead on the scene.

The driver of the vehicle was traumatised but not injured in the incident. Johannesburg’s Metro Police Department attended the scene and will investigate the exact circumstances surrounding the incident.

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