Sad: 2 Ghanaians die in US; one was hit by a train in Newark

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Tragedy has befallen the Ghanaian Community in the United States of America following the death of two men.

One of the deceased, named as Charles Osei-Fosu is reportedly the son of a staunch member of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) in New Jersey, by name Kwame Osei-Fosu. reports that the 21 year old Mr. Osei-Fosu met his untimely death at about 8:10pm on Sunday night in Newark. confirms a New Jersey Transit spokesman as saying on Thursday that Mr Osei-Fosu who lived in Union County was hit by an eastbound Raritan Valley line train near the bridge on Peddie Street.

He was a 2017 graduate of Union High School where he ran track.

His father, Mr. Kwame Osei-Fosu is said to be one of the members of the NPP US Chapter to have contributed to Ghana’s Covid-19 National Trust Fund.

The second victim, Kwaku Duah is said to have passed on in New York.

Sources indicate that efforts to trace his relatives have not bee successful.


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Kennedy Mornah is an Award Winning Ghanaian Journalist with over two decades of experience in the Ghanaian Media landscape spanning the electronic, print and digital media. He is a Media Consultant, a Corporate MC, Radio and TV Host, Founder and Publisher of the Maritime and Transport Digest Newspaper, Businessman, a Go getter and an optimist. He has worked for renowned media organizations including Diamond Fm in Tamale, Luv Fm in Kumasi, Oman Fm in Accra and Starr Fm in Accra In 2017 he received the Reporter of the Year Award at the Ghana Shippers Awards in Accra, Ghana.

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