Man burns to death in sugar cane fire

Durban - A man died while burning sugar cane in Tongaat, KwaZulu-Natal, on Wednesday, paramedics said.

"Reports from the scene indicate that the man was part of a team burning sugar cane when he was trapped in the flames," said Netcare 911 spokesperson Chris Botha.

The man sustained 90% burns.

He died at the scene due to his injuries.