Nelson Mandela’s great -granddaughter was killed in a car crash on her way home from a concert to celebrate the start of the World Cup.
From the Associated Press:
Nelson Mandela’s 13-year-old great-granddaughter was killed in a car crash on the way home from a concert in Soweto on the eve of the World Cup, his office said Friday.
The Nelson Mandela Foundation said Zenani Mandela died in a one-car accident and no one else was injured. No other details on the crash were immediately available.
Zenani Mandela, 13, was in a car returning from the show at Orlando Stadium when the wreck occurred, said a spokesman for the Nelson Mandela Foundation.
No other vehicle was involved in the wreck, the foundation said.
Zenani turned 13 on Wednesday. She was one of Mandela’s nine great-grandchildren.