Hilton Faculty mourns death of ‘mammoth character’ and daughter in truck break

Hilton Faculty is mourning the death of a colleague and “buddy”, Tony Richter.

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The director of operations at non-public boys boarding college Hilton Faculty and his daughter trust died after a truck crashed into his automobile in KwaZulu-Natal.

Recordsdata about the tragic death of Tony Richter at the scene of the break on Friday night, and his daughter Alice in clinical institution on Saturday, became once greeted with shock and an outpouring of disaster by fellow educators, of us and previous pupils.

Capt Nqobile Gwala acknowledged that police had  opened a case of culpable homicide and investigations into the break were below plot.

“The father died at the scene [Friday night] and the daughter died in clinical institution [Saturday],” acknowledged Gwala.

Hilton Faculty posted a message of condolence to his family on the varsity’s Fb web page on Saturday announcing it became once “deeply saddened by the tragic and surprising passing of Tony Richter in a automobile accident ideal night, collectively along with his daughter Alice”.

“In his 21 years at Hilton, Tony served as life sciences HOD, coach of the first XV, coach of the first XI, Lucas housemaster, Ellis housemaster, and most just no longer too long ago director of operations. He has also been a mammoth servant of rugby trend in our province, with an infectious enthusiasm for the game that caught the creativeness of many kids,” acknowledged the varsity.

However all of those accolades, “the Hilton neighborhood know him simplest as a mammoth character, real friend, and piquant raconteur.

“Thousands of boys who trust passed via the McKenzie gates valid via his time here trust a non-public story to share about how he has inspired and entertained them. Our prayers are along with his wife Caro and his family at this terrible time.”

by Kgaugelo Masweneng

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