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Elderly man dies after falling from roof

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At 14H48 Thursday afternoon Netcare 911 responded to reports of a person that fell at a construction site in Waterkloof Pretoria.

Reports from the scene alledge that an adult male had fallen approximately three meters off a roof while doing an inspection.

Medics assessed the patient and found that he showed no signs of life and was sadly declared deceased on the scene.

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All necessary authorities were on scene.

Shawn Herbst
Media Liaison Officer
Netcare Limited
Netcare 911

In other news – Brenda Fassie’s statue returns to Newtown

Johannesburg residents and tourists can finally rest easy as the city of Joburg confirmed that the statue of Brenda Fassie will return to Newtown. This comes after an outcry from the public when the statue was taken down without informing residents. The city said that it was taken for repairs.

Brenda Fassie’s statue

“The much-loved Brenda Fassie statue will be returning to the Newtown Cultural Precinct, to occupy a place of honour at the public plaza outside the Market Theatre. continue reading

Source: Shawn Herbst