Johannesburg - A 23-year-old man was killed on Monday when he was run over by a car in Macassar, near Cape Town, paramedics said.

The man was crossing the N2 when the accident happened, said ER24 spokeswoman Luyanda Majija.

He was lying in the middle of the road when the paramedics arrived. The driver of the car was not injured, she said.

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