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Teenager dies in accident, man in custody

By DAWN GIBSON
Sunday, March 23, 2014

Update: 2:52PM A 57-year-old Australian engineer is in police custody at the Sigatoka Police Post following an accident where an 18-year-old girl was killed in a head-on collision at Malevu, Sigatoka yesterday.

This was confirmed this afternoon by police spokesman Inspector Atunaisa Sokomuri who said the teenager and three others were travelling in the vehicle driven by the engineer.

"The deceased received head injuries and she was conveyed to Sigatoka Hospital where she died at 1741hrs (5.41pm)," Insp Sokomuri said in the police report.   

The three passengers were treated for minor injuries and sent home he said.








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