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Policeman on motorbike killed by speeding truck

Gambia News Today | Policeman on motorbike killed by speeding truck

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By Bruce Asemota

Sergeant Jerreh Conteh of the Gambia police died Thursday after being knocked down by a truck on the Brikama-Serekunda Highway near Farato.

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According to police sources, 31-year-old Ebrima Nyang believed to be the truck driver is helping in the investigations.

The indecent happened at around 7am last Thursday as Sgt Conteh set out to work on his motorbike when the speeding truck, reportedly attempting to overtake a vehicle, hit him near Farato.

Sgt Conteh was rushed from the scene to Brikama Health Centre where he was confirmed dead.

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