Duduzane Zuma was not speeding - court hears

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It is unlikely that Duduzane Zuma was driving at a high speed when his Porsche 911 Turbo crashed into a minibus taxi killing a woman, forensic engineer and accident reconstruction expert Konrad Lotter told the Randburg Magistrate's Court on Thursday.

Duduzane, son of former president Jacob Zuma, faces a culpable homicide charge after his car crashed into the taxi just after the Grayston Drive off-ramp on the M1 in Sandton, killing Phumzile Dube. Lotter corroborated the defence's argument that Zuma's Porsche had lost control after it had hit a puddle of water.

He said it was possible that the vehicle lost control due to aquaplaning.

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