National 17.8.2016 04:47 pm

Freak accident kills man in the middle of chat

Freak-death-fall-in-Empangeni-while-chatting-with-gardener

Freak-death-fall-in-Empangeni-while-chatting-with-gardener

The deceased was reportedly holding on to a tree while conversing with his gardener when the branch broke, causing him to lose balance

An Empangeni man has been killed in a freak accident after he reportedly fell while chatting to his gardener at his home in Kerk Street, Empangeni, a short while ago, Zululand Observer reports.

The deceased, believed to be in his 60s, was reportedly holding on to a tree while conversing with the gardener when the branch broke, causing him to lose balance.

He fell and hit his forehead on the pavement.

The man was pronounced dead when paramedics arrived.

– Caxton News Service

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