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Two dead as truck crashes into tow truck recovering broken down truck near Durban

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Two men, believed to be tow truck crew, have been killed after a truck crashed into them as they were busy recovering a broken down truck on the N2.

The accident happened near Umhlanga Rocks in KwaZulu-Natal on Monday evening.

Reports from the scene allege that an articulated vehicle had experienced mechanical failure and whilst towing operators were assisting, a second heavy motor vehicle crashed into the scene.

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According to Netcare 911, two males, believed to be the towing operators, were declared deceased on arrival of paramedics whilst a third man was treated for moderate injuries and taken to a nearby hospital for further care.

Circumstances leading up to the incident will be investigated by the relevant authorities.

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