Former Mamelodi Sundowns spokesperson Thulani Thuswa passed away on Sunday morning, his family confirmed has confirmed.
Thuswa who was a popular and loved figure within the South African football fraternity was involved in a car accident on the M1 North in Johannesburg near Sandton this morning at 7am, according to Times Live.
New spread on social media this morning of the incident in which his family then confirmed with an official statement.
"It is with great sadness that we as the Thuswa family convey the news of the passing of our dear brother, Thulani Thuswa.
"We are deeply shocked and saddened as a family‚ he was a true light in this world‚ a kind person and always ready to share that unforgettable smile of his.
"We know that many people were touched by the kind of person Thulani was and have expressed their hurt and shock. We respectfully ask for time as a family to privately mourn our beloved Thulani."
After leaving Sundowns two years ago, Thuswa opened up his own Public Relations company Tyler Masons Management which represented the likes of Denis Onyango and Hlompho Kekana.