Afā man charged with manslaughter

Police arrested and charged a 61 year-old man from Afā in Tonga on Thursday evening  February 6 with manslaughter by negligence in relation to the death of a 62 year-old man from Kolonga.

The deceased was on a bicycle travelling through Hoi on Tangikina Road on his way back to Kolonga when he was allegedly hit by the accused's vehicle.

He was then taken to the hospital but reportedly died along the way.

Investigation continues while accused is in police custody.

This is the second Road Death for this year the first was a 19 year old female who fell from a moving vehicle and Tonga Police would like to remind the public of the Importance of Road Safety

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