KBC’s veteran producer Beatrice Kevogo is dead

The late Beatrice Kevogo. Photo: Courtesy

Kenya Broadcasting Corporation, KBC is mourning the death of its religious programmes radio producer Beatrice Kevogo.

According to a post by the government-owned broadcaster, Ms Kevogo died on Tuesday morning in grissily road accident.

“Kevogo perished Tuesday in a road accident after a personal car in which she was travelling in collided head-on with a truck near Rongo town in Migori County.” reads the post

Confirming the 11:45am incident, Rongo Sub County Police Commander Peter Okiring told KBC that the lorry was trying to overtake another car along the Kisii-Migori road when it hit the saloon car which was coming from the opposite direction, killing all the four occupants on the spot.

Okiring said others who perished in the ill-fated car include two of Kevogo’s close relatives, Kevin Chweya Engoke (driver), Anne Alivitsa and a church member Alphine Auma Odongo.

Further, he said police have launched investigations to ascertain the exact cause of the accident as witnesses claim the truck was over-speeding. The bodies were taken to Rosewood Hospital mortuary in Rongo.

Her son Presley Sagala, 31, said her mother was travelling to Hamisi from Migori to pick her elderly mother in order to take her to her brother in Kitale when the incident happened.

KBC has mourned the producer, saying that she was key to their production of special religious programmes

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