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Alcohol and speed driving were the major causes of road fatality in Vava’u over the weekend

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 27/08/2019

The Chief Superintendent of the Vava’u Police Station has confirmed to Radio Tonga News the cause of death of the 49-year-old man from Mataika.

Taulango Vaka Tapueluelu says the post mortem has confirmed the victim 49-year-old Tafinii Tongia died from the fatal accident at Ta’anea and alcohol and speed driving were the major factors.

The two passengers only sustained minor injuries.

Tapueluelu is urging drivers to be more cautious when driving to prevent such tragedy.

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