Netcare 911 spokesperson Shawn Herbst said the man was declared dead at the scene on Friday afternoon.
“Reports from the scene indicate that a light motor vehicle and a tractor were involved in a collision. The circumstances leading up to the collision will be investigated by the relevant authorities,” he said.
Police spokesperson Lieutenant-Colonel Thulani Zwane said a case of culpable homicide was opened at Dalton police station.
On Friday a forklift fell at a factory off Bluff Road in Jacobs, Durban which resulted in the driver sustaining minor injuries.