Pick-Up Rams into Two Men Having Breakfast, Killing Them

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Two men enjoying their breakfast at a restaurant in Pekan Pengerang, Kota Tinggi, on Thursday were killed when a pick-up truck rammed into them.

The victims, aged 66 and 59, were believed to be seated at a table in front of the restaurant when the incident occurred at 7.15am on Jan 25.

The victims succumbed to severe injuries while the driver sustained light injuries.

Kota Tinggi OCPD superintendent Ahsmon Bajah said it is believed that the driver had accidentally hit on the accelerator instead of the brake.

The case is being investigated for causing death by reckless driving under the Road Transport Act 1987.