9-year old from Paarl dies in tragic accident on farm

Voluntary Non-profit Emergency Group, Drakenstein Farm Watch reported that a 9-year old boy tragically died on a farm in Lastigan.

Drakenstein Farm Watch

The group stated on their Facebook Page “A young life was lost on a Farm in Lustigan area in Paarl when a boy lost his balance, fell off the back of a vehicle, and landed with his head under the trailer tyre.

“Although DFW Emergency medical volunteers were quickly on the scene, assisted by the radio network and DFW control-room, nothing could be done to save his life.”

“Needless to say, this kind of terrible accident and the loss of life touched all on-site responders and farm workers alike, and we wish the family lots of strength and offer our heartfelt condolences. It is not for us to question the reason why.”

Police are investigating the incident.

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