Police have confirmed the death of a 44-year-old male from Salepoua’e Sale’imoa
According to Assistant Police Commissioner, Fauono Talalelei Tapu, the man died in a car accident in Tuana’i last week.
“The deceased was heading to Sale’imoa on early Sunday morning when he lost control of the vehicle,” Fauono said.
“(He then) crashed into a rock fence next to the Methodist Church at Tuana’i.”
Reports say a local villager took the driver to hospital, but it was too late and he did not survive.