A man, believed to be in his early 30s, was killed this afternoon when he was struck by a truck on the N12, approximately 5km outside of Potchefstroom.
ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene at 15h55 to find a man lying in the middle of the road. The truck that struck the man was found parked some distance away.
Medics assessed the man and found that he had sustained numerous injuries and showed no signs of life. Nothing could be done for him, and he was declared dead.
The driver of the truck, fortunately, escaped injury.
The details surrounding this incident are unknown, but authorities were on the scene for further investigations.