Man killed after driverless lorry rams into a matatu parked by the roadside

One person died while three others were seriously injured on Friday in an accident at Ortum market along the Kitale-Lodwar highway.

The accident involved a stationary truck transporting goods from Kapenguria to Lodwar.

West Pokot country police commander  Mathew Kuto said the truck, which had been parked at the side of the road, rammed into a matatu parked along the road, knocked and killed one person before landing in the nearby shops.

The injured people were rushed to Ortum Mission Hospital and the body of the deceased was taken Kapenguria County Hospital Mortuary.

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Else where Kenya Civil Aviation Authority has confirmed one of their staff members jumped to his death at the Moi Internationa Airport air traffic control tower.

In a statement, director general Gilbert Kibe said the staffer, an aerodrome control officer, jumped from the tower on Friday under unclear circumstances.

Kibe said staff are working with the authorities to investigate the incident.Partly the statement read

The board and management stands with all the air traffic control officers during this time, having lost a valuable member of the team.

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KCAA’S press statement after one of their staff members jumped to his death

Source:The Star

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