Council worker drowns

A boat which was carrying two council workers capsized in the Black River vicinity.
A 20-year-old man from Eerste River drowned in the Black River vicinity on Wednesday January 30.

Another 31-year-old man from Bokmakierie in Athlone was taken to hospital after he nearly drowned.

The two council workers were cleaning the river when a boat capsized. 

An investigation into the incident is under way.