Ontlametse Phalatse death moment hit the whole of south Africa very Hard indeed. In her dying moments, Ontlametse Phalatse told the taxi driver that she was struggling to breathe, and that he should please hurry home. At that point in time, she had gone to town with her mom, Bella Phalatse, to fetch a tailor-made outfit that she was supposed to wear on Wednesday night at President Jacob Zuma’s 75th birthday party, where she was a special guest.
Phalatse was one of two South Africans who suffered from progeria, a rare disease which causes premature ageing. She was the only black person in the world to suffer from the rare disease. But according to her death scene recoded below it seems she really had sad moment shortly before her death.
Unfortunately, Phalatse did not make it to the celebrations. She succumbed to lung failure. Her heart had already stopped twice and there was nothing more doctors could do when her heart stopped for the third time on Tuesday night according to the video.