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February 22, 2018

Seven mourners killed in Kisii road accident

The wreckage of the car that was involved in the accident on Kisii-Keroka highway on Tuesday, February 13, 2018. /ALVIN RATEMO
The wreckage of the car that was involved in the accident on Kisii-Keroka highway on Tuesday, February 13, 2018. /ALVIN RATEMO

Seven people died instantly following an accident on Kisii-Keroka highway on Tuesday.

Keroka OCPD Philip Wambugu said the seven were from a funeral before they were involved in the accident.

The driver of the vehicle ferrying the mourners lost control before veering off the road.

Two pedestrians who sustained injuries in the accident were rushed to Kisii Level 5 hospital.

Wambugu said the car was speeding at the time of the accident.

The bodies were taken to Gucha hospital mortuary in Keroka.

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