A teenager died when he was run over by a bakkie in Despatch, near Port Elizabeth, on Monday (09/09/2013), Eastern Cape police said.
The accident happened on the Uitenhage Road towards Port Elizabeth, said Warrant Officer Gerda Swart.
The 16-year-old boy was thought to have been running across the road when he was hit.
"He was declared dead on the scene,” said Swart.
Police were investigating a case of a culpable homicide. - Sapa