Pedestrian instantly killedon B2 in vicinity of Langstrand
A 39-year old female was killed while walking on the B2 road in the vicinity of Langstrand on Wednesday evening. The female, identified as Sofia Ndumba, was run over by a small pick-up. The police investigate a case of culpable homicide.
Deputy Commissioner Erastus Iikuyu, regional crime investigations coordinator for Erongo, confirmed the incident. According to the deceased’s husband, who resides in Walvis Bay, Ndumba was travelling from Rundu to the harbor town to come and visit them on that day.
It is alleged that about 20:00 she was walking on the road carrying her luggage and a blanket. She was struck by a 23-year-old woman driving a small, white Chevrolet pick-up. She was traveling from Walvis Bay in the direction of Swakopmund. “The victim died on the spot. The driver was not injured but she was treated for shock. The car was seriously damaged,” Iikuyu confirmed.