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Ha’apai records first road fatality for 2020

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 19/10/2020

The Ministry of MEIDECC at Ha’apai has confirmed that the deceased in the road fatality yesterday is the Head of the Ministry known as Uikilifi Langakali Taumoe’anga aged 32 from Faleloa.

The incident occurred yesterday at Pangai Ha’apai which recorded the first death in a road fatality at the island of Ha’apai for this year.

A reliable information told Radio Tonga news this morning, the incident occurred at Pangai when the deceased crashed the vehicle he was driving into Ha’apai High School’s fence.

Two passengers that was with the decease inside the vehicle were injured from the incident however, both are in a satisfactory condition.

Various condolences have been posted on social media including the Lord Speaker of Parliament who expressed that Kali was an active member of Tonga Youth Parliament 2020 and had a promising future in politics as he has shown during debates and all the Tonga Youth Parliament programs.

Police did not provide any further details as investigations into the matter are currently ongoing.

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