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Free State Education MEC Tate Makgoe Dies in Car Crash

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Free State Education MEC Tate Makgoe has Died in a Car Crash

The Free State MEC of Education Dr Tate Makgoe and his bodyguard have died in a car crash on Sunday.

The Free State Emergency Services says the accident happened outside Winburg on the N1 earlier this morning at about 01:30am.

“On arrival they found a light motor vehicle that collided with 2 cows and 3 occupants were trapped inside it. “

“They used thejaws of life to free the occupants and unfortunately, 2 were declared dead on the scene- MEC for Education – Mr. Tate Makgoe and 1 Male Protector). “

“The 1 Male driver of the vehicle suffered moderate injuries and was transported to Winburg Hospital, for stabilisation;  for later transportation to Bloemfontein. “

Premier Mxolisi Dukwana is expected to brief the public on the untimely passing of the MEC this morning at 8am.

Basic Education Minister, Angie Motshekga, alongside Free State Education MEC, Tate Makgoe Photo: Twitter

Basic Education Minister, Angie Motshekga, alongside Free State Education MEC, Tate Makgoe Photo: Twitter

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