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Ex-Minister's youngest son killed in collision
Published on: Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Kota Kinabalu: The youngest son of former Sabah Culture, Youth and Sports Minister Datuk Kadoh Agundong was killed in an accident at the Lido traffic nights early Monday.

It is believed that Fernandez Kadoh, 33, succumbed to his head injuries after his motorcycle was involved in a collision with a Mitsubishi Triton driven by a 35-year-old man at 4am.

The impact of the collision caused Fernandez, a hotel chef, to be thrown 12.4 metres away.

District Police Chief ACP M. Chandra said both Fernandez and the motorist were heading in the same direction towards the city from Penampang.

Fernandez, who is married to a police woman with four children, was pronounced dead at the scene and his body was taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital for post mortem.

The case is being investigated under Section 41(1) of the Road Transport Act 1987.

Chandra urged witnesses to contact investigating officer Inspector Norkumala Osman at 013-8834239 to facilitate investigations.

He also reminded motorists to drive carefully, observe the traffic rules and do not rush to a destination or workplace. - Jimmy Goh

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