Farida Karoney Father has died in a road accident.
Grief has engulfed the family of Lands CS Father Karoney following the dead of his father who died in a road accident after he was hit by a boda boda rider in Kapsabet on Tuesday afternoon.
Edward Kiprotich Karoney, was knocked down while crossing the busy Kapsabet- Eldoret highway in Kapsabet and was pronounced dead on arrival at the Kapsabet County Referral Hospital.
According to eyewitness, Mzee Karoney had just parked his pick-up truck in a shade and was crossing to attend an appointment when a speeding boda boda rider knocked him to the ground, killing him on the spot.
Several area politicians led by Nandi Governor Stephen Sang, went to the hospital to condole with the family.
Nandi county police commander Samson Ole Kinne confirmed the incident saying it’s being investigated.
Mzee Karoney was a prominent farmer in Kamobo and Kaptel in Nandi, in Nandi county.
President Uhuru Kenyatta sent a message of condolences to the family of Farida Karoney following the tragic dead of their father.