[cape_town] - Speeding driver who skipped traffic light kills girl crossing road

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Cape Town – A Delft couple is mourning the loss of their 5-year-old daughter who was hit by a speeding car on Robert Sobukwe Drive.

The heartbroken family of Thembakazi Matoto, 5, say the young girl was sent flying into the air, landing head first and dying on impact on Sunday.

It is alleged a speeding driver had jumped a red robot and hit the child as the family was crossing the road.

Father, Ben, 49, says shortly before 1 pm, the family was walking home after attending church in Uitsig.

He says along, with his wife, Eunice, and son, Khosikhona, 12, they crossed the road near the intersection of 35th Avenue when a silver Toyota Corolla came speeding on....

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