UPDATE: Car plunges into Kowie River killing driver

Updated with information from SAPS local spokesperson, Captain Mali Govender.

At around 5.30am on Tuesday morning, March 16 a car ran off the road in Wharf Street travelling toward town, plunging into the Kowie River and killing the driver,

Thus far the victim has been identified as 36-year-old Nwabisa Mfikili who recently relocated from Centane to Port Alfred.

An appeal is made to any person who may be able to assist with the investigation to contact Detective Sergeant Groep on 046-6042403 / 0787059840.

Police divers had to be called from East London to recover the body.

NSRI were at the site shortly after the incident was reported and remained there until the police divers attended the scene and the incident was handed over to them.

Detectives are still working to establish the cause of the incident.

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