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Kimberley police seek help in identifying hit-and-run victim

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“The man was cycling in Main Road, Beaconsfield when he was hit from behind by the driver of a white Corsa, who then sped off.”

THE KIMBERLEY police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a cyclist who was killed during an alleged hit-and-run incident on Saturday.

A case of culpable homicide has been opened.

Police spokesperson Captain Tessa Jansen said the police attended an accident scene where a 30-year-old man was found lying next to the side of the road.

The incident happened in Beaconsfield at about 6.30pm on Saturday.

“It is alleged that the man was cycling in Main Road, Beaconsfield when he was hit from behind by the driver of a white Corsa. The driver sped off, leaving the accident scene,” said Jansen.

She said the victim was declared dead on the scene by paramedics.

Jansen said that anyone with information regarding the deceased is requested to contact the investigating officer, Sergeant Mothibi, on 082 3020 407.

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