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19.02.2009 Tragedy

Trader crushed to death by vehicle


Madam Abravi Afeke, a 60-year-old trader, at the Kotokoraba Market, in Cape Coast, on Wednesday died instantly, when a VW saloon crushed her and another trader against a wall.

The other victim, Theresa Agbo, 18, was rushed to the Central Regional Hospital in Cape Coast.

Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Fredrick Asare Mensah, Deputy Regional MTTU commander, confirmed the story to GNA.

He said the driver of the vehicle with registration number GR6582R, lost control of the steering wheel while descending the road at the Kotokoraba bypass the road and crushed the deceased and Miss Agbo who were selling near the wall, close to the Sonturk supermarket.

According ASP Mensah, the body of the deceased has been deposited at the Central Regional Hospital mortuary pending autopsy.