A Kenyan man living in the US died following a road accident in St Louis County, Missouri over the weekend.
Godfrey Gachoka Gitau of Hazelwood, Missouri was killed after a 2006 Nissan Altima that he was driving went off the road and hit a guardrail.
The 35-year-old was ejected from his car during the accident on I-170 early Saturday morning.
Police said the incident happened just after 4:00 am on I-170 just south of I-270. Gitau, who was pronounced dead at the scene, was not wearing a seatbelt, according to police.
His body was moved to Archway Memorial Chapel in Hazelwood.
Gitau, who emigrated to the US four years ago, leaves behind his wife Rose Gathoni and five-year-old daughter Olivia Njambi.
On Tuesday, Kenyan-born disk jockey (DJ) Davis M. Gwaro, alias DJ D-Vice, was killed in a road accident in New Jersey.
Gwaro was driving a Honda Civic on Interstate 287 north ramp to Interstate 78 east in Bridgewater, New Jersey when the crash occurred at around 1:05 am.
New Jersey State Trooper Charles Marchan said the 35-year-old’s car lost control and hit a left metal guardrail on the exit ramp then hit the right guardrail before ramming into a metal fence and tree. He died on the spot after suffering serious injuries as a result of the crash.