Boy perishes in hit-and-run

A 17-year-old male was reportedly struck and killed by an unknown vehicle along the Tsumeb/Oshivelo road. The incident happened on Sunday at about 01h00, some 40 km from Oshivelo.  The driver did not stop or report the incident. The deceased pedestrian was identified as Stefanus Haimeb from Ombili Foundation. His next of kin have been informed.  According to Oshikoto’s Regional Crime Investigation Coordinator, Deputy Commissioner Naomi Katjiua, it is alleged the victim was walking next to the tarred road when he was struck by the vehicle while on his way to a nearby farm.

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