Joe Mafela dies aged 75 – Here's what happened.

South Africa was saddened in the early hours of this morning by the sudden death of the Legendary Actor and Musician Joe Mafela, who was popularly known as sdumo.

Mafela, Actor, was only 75, and it is believed he was involved in a car crush last night,

He was born and raised in Sibasa, Limpopo, Born in 1942.

As the News unfolded, Joe wasn’t killed by the car crash injuries, but a medical condition, “The injuries were not visible… it looks like it could have been a medical condition,” Said Edna Mamonyane, The Johannesburg Metro Police spokeswoman.

The accident occured at night, just about 21:45 on Saturday on the M1 highway between Oxford Road and Houghton along a passage of road where construction is underway.

“Mr Mafela was driving a Ford Figo… He collided into the back of a bakkie on his left hand side.” What had happened is the bakkie driver then lost control and went into the barricade, with its rear Tyre breaking off, “When paramedics arrived on the scene, Mr Mafela had passed on.”