Zim Student Jumps Off A Moving Truck In India
13 May 2020
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A Zimbabwean student studying at a private university in the Gujarat city of Vadodara died after he reportedly jumped off a moving truck on early Wednesday morning.

According to Online publication The Times of India, the deceased was identified as Blessing Muchangwara (23).

The tragedy occurred as Muchangwara and friend Anishu Regi, also Zimbabwean, were going to the former’s rented house when the tragedy occurred.

Local police said that the duo had taken lift from an unidentified truck driver to reach home from their friend’s house.

As the truck crossed a bridge and the driver did not stop, and Muchangwara jumped off the vehicle.

According to his friend, the truck driver did not stop even after that. He only stopped some three kilometres later and Regi walked back to the spot where Muchangwara had jumped.

According to police, Muchangwara had died by then as an unidentified vehicle had ran over him.

An offence of rash driving and causing death due to negligence was registered at a local police station.

Police officials said Muchangwara was from Mutare while Regi is from Harare. – zbc