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Missing man found dead trapped in a car

Missing man found dead trapped in a car. The deceased, Ngoni Dereck Mwashita, was found in an advanced state of decomposition while trapped in the wrecked Honda Fit vehicle, by a passerby on Wednesday. A 27-year-old Gweru man who had gone missing has been found trapped in an accident-damaged vehicle along Gweru Zvishavane Highway.

He had been reported missing on Monday. Midlands Police Provincial Spokesperson Inspector Emmanuel Mahoko confirmed the incident saying the deceased could have been involved in the accident. Said Inspector Mahoko:

Police in Gweru are investigating a case of a fatal accident where a 27-year-old man was found dead while trapped in his vehicle along Gweru-Zvishavane Road.

It is suspected that on an unknown date, the now deceased was travelling along Gweru-Zvishavane Road. On approaching the 70km peg, it is suspected that he lost control of the vehicle and it veered off the road before rolling several times and landed on its wheels about 20 meters into the bush.

A passerby discovered an accident damaged vehicle in the bush and on getting closer, he discovered that there was a body in an advanced state of decomposition trapped behind the steering wheel.

Investigations carried out revealed that the now deceased had been reported missing by his relatives on 24 May. The same investigations point to the accidents have been due to overspeeding.

Inspector Mahoko implored motorists to desist from speeding regulate their driving speeds in relation to given speed limits and according to the nature of the road they will be travelling in. Most roads in the country are in bad shape and are blamed for many roads accidents in the country.

Source – Pindula News

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