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35-Year-Old Driver Drowns with Vehicle in Volta Lake at Krachi

Akwasi Obempah, 35, the official driver of Nana Mprah Besemuna III, Krachiwura, has tragically drowned in the Volta Lake at Krachi in the Krachi West Municipality of the Oti Region.

Nana Ato Odyifase I, Akwamuhene of Krachi, briefed the Ghana News Agency, stating that the deceased left the palace on Thursday to wash the Krachiwura’s official vehicle at the old site before 7:00 a.m.

According to reports, the driver and the vehicle drifted into the river and submerged. A search party, including the Marine Police, officials of the Ghana National Fire Service, the Military, and community divers, located the vehicle on the riverbed with the deceased lying by it, and both were hauled ashore.

The deceased’s body was deposited at the morgue of the Municipal hospital, and the Toyota V8 vehicle was parked at the premises of the Ghana Police Service.

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