A petrol attendant died after he was allegedly assaulted with a plank by a motorist for refusing to fill up the man’s tank.

Dramatic footage captured by a CCTV camera shows Lawrence Mandipazano being beaten unconscious with a wooden plank at the Lentegeur Service Station in Mitchells Plain at about 6.40am on Tuesday.

Mandipazano died in hospital the next day. - Cape Argus