Goodbye ‘Mariskaqi’

Family and friends mourn the death of their beloved Mariska Flemix.

Condolence messages have poured in as family and friends pay tribute to Mariska Flemix, the young woman who died after being involved in a horrific motorcycle accident, yesterday.

Initial report: Young woman dead in bike accident

Flemix was pronounced dead on the scene following the accident that took place at around 5.30pm on 31 January.

Since the news broke about her tragic death, the 28-year-old’s Facebook page has been flooded with rest in peace messages as friends and family pay their respects.

Accident scene where a young woman passed away.

Accident scene where a young woman passed away.

She has been described by her friends as a good person with a love for life and a good sense of humour.

“If I die riding, don’t cry, because I died smiling,” read a Facebook post.

An eyewitness on the scene claims that her helmet was found 20 metres away from her body, and the motorcycle about 40 metres away.

The cause of the accident is still unknown.

Marizka Coetzer

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