Former Thika United FC captain Dennis Lewa was among the 56 passengers who lost their lives in the 4am Wednesday Fort Ternan bus crash.
“It is with deep sadness that we learn of the demise of Thika United player Dennis Lewa who passed on in the tragic accident at Fort Ternan on Wednesday,” KPL tweeted.
“Our thoughts are with his family, friends, and Thika United during this time.”
wembe.co.ke learnt that Lewa was heading to Kakamega to seal a move to KPL side Kakamega Homeboyz.
Kericho police commander James Mugera said the accident occurred after the Homeboyz bus’ brakes failed.
The driver lost control of the vehicle as it descended the black spot. The bus veered off the road and rolled several times.
On Thursday Kenya Premier League said it was deeply saddened by the news.