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Winnie Achieng: Lady whose car plunged into Indian ocean is dead

A lady whose car plunged on Indian Ocean at Makuoa causeway on Wednesday, December 23 has died.

Winnie Achieng, 33, died in hospital where she was receiving treatment.

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The lady and her son were earlier on rescued from drowning by local divers on site.

The boy managed to swim to safety while her mother was rescued by divers.

Achieng was rushed to the hospital for medical attention after taking in a lot of water as she was stuck on her seatbelt.

The saloon car, a Toyota Vitz was coming from Changamwe side towards Mombasa Island when the incident happened.

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“The car was moving at a high speed. I saw it heading towards Mombasa Island and all of a sudden I saw it in the ocean. I rushed to rescue the occupants,” a eyewitness said.

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