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South African court finds Zuma's son not guilty over car crash death

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A South African court on Friday found Duduzane Zuma, son of former president Jacob Zuma, not guilty of culpable homicide and negligent driving over a fatal car crash, saying prosecutors had failed to prove their case beyond reasonable doubt.

JOHANNESBURG, July 12 (Reuters) - A South African court on Friday found Duduzane Zuma, son of former president Jacob Zuma, not guilty of culpable homicide and negligent driving over a fatal car crash, saying prosecutors had failed to prove their case beyond reasonable doubt.

Duduzane Zuma's sports car collided with a minibus taxi on a highway in Johannesburg in February 2014, killing a woman.

(Reporting by Alexander Winning; Editing by Janet Lawrence)

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