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A policeman was killed in an accident in Butterworth on Saturday morning, Eastern Cape police said.
“The 27-year-old constable was driving his private car from Butterworth to Cuba township where he was staying,” said Captain Jackson Manatha.
“It is suspected that the car had a tyre burst as it did not collide with another car.”
The accident occurred around 1am on the N2.
A woman passenger in the constable's car was injured and taken to hospital. - Sapa