The official has since been charged with the offence of causing death by dangearous driving.
Mwanza was in the company of FAZ head of administration Julio Chiluba as they headed to Ndola for the Barclays Cup played on Saturday at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium.
Copperbelt Traffic Police Chief George Malama confirmed to Muvi Television on Saturday that the accident happened near Kafulafuta area.
The deceased was identified as Ashea Chingaipe, 24, of Kafulafuta who was hit around 17:00 hours along the Ndola-Kabwe Road.
Mwanza spent a priceless night at the police station in Ndola and released on police bond to allow him attend to his duties at the Barclays Cup final.
He is expected to appear in court on Monday.