On Saturday night, poet Dan Nyacharo was one of the six people who lost their lives after a Nissan matatu and a truck crashed head-on along the Nairobi-Nakuru highway.
Nyacharo was in charge of Communications at Project 82 KE as well as a social media strategist and rapper. He died at the accident that happened at Nyakairu centre 15 kilometres from Naivasha town.
It occurred after the truck has a head-on collision with the incoming matatu killing five people on the spot.
The sixth died while undergoing treatment at Naivasha sub-county hospital.
The driver of the lorry that was heading to Naivasha was among those who died on the spot while scores of passengers in the 2NK matatu that was heading to Nairobi were injured.
According to the chairman Naivasha Road Safety Association James Kabono, the lorry driver was to blame for the accident.
He said that the driver left his lane while overtaking a fleet of vehicles and hit head on the incoming matatu.
Nyacharo’s pals are beside themselves, here are some of their messages to the fallen star.
Days before his death, Nyacharo celebrated his life and his wife Maureen.
“Glad to be celebrating my birthday with someone who makes my bad days Good and my good days great! ❤,” Nyacharo penned on Instagram.
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In another post, he wrote, “The real power of a man is in the size of the smile of the woman standing next to him,” Adding, “When God decides to make you rich, He brings someone special in your life; who gives you a Billion reasons to smile.😊”
In a special post to his wife Maureen, Nyacharo penned a beautiful love letter. He shared a photo from their wedding day.
It read, “Since I can’t send Beautiful roses here, let me send Beautiful words for a Beautiful Woman who is my Beautiful Wife and has given me a Beautiful Life…..This day reminds me that God really loves me, for He gave me the most Wonderful Person and chose her to be my Lifetime Partner. I will always be grateful!
Check out moments from his life.