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2 killed by fallen tree

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first_imgTwo men are now dead after they were on Friday afternoon pinned and killed by a fallen tree in Amatock Backdam, Potaro River, Region Eight (Potaro-Siparuni).Dead are 40-year-old Kadesh Ganesh and his co-worker Sydney Hernandez, called “Dougla Man”, both of the North West District, Region One (Barima-Waini).According to reports reaching this publication, the incident occurred at about 15:30h on Friday. Guyana Times understands that the two men were at the time in the process of ‘washing down’ their lavadore when the tree which was nearby fell pinning both of them in the process.Reports revealed that Ganesh’s head was crushed and was almost severed from his body.Both men were picked up and taken to the Mahdia District Hospital where they were pronounced dead.last_img read more

Housewife dies in Essequibo Coast accident

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first_imgA mother of five was on Tuesday evening killed by a speeding car as she attempted to cross the Affiance Public Road, Essequibo Coast.Dead is 55-year-old Nandranie Singh, a housewife, of Lot 74 Queenstown, Essequibo Coast.Dead: Nandranie SinghBased on reports received, the 23-year-old driver of the motor car, HB 5965, was reportedly on his mobile phone when the accident occurred. The pedestrian was about to cross that road when she was struck by the young man, who was also speeding at the time.The injured woman was rushed to the Suddie Regional Hospital in an unconscious state and succumbed while receiving medical attention. The driver, who cleared a breathalyser test, was arrested and was now assisting traffic ranks with their investigations.One of Singh’s sisters, Tara, Guyana Times that on the night of the accident, her sister and one of her daughters went to purchase some items at the supermarket while her grandchildren were left at a play park, which is a stone’s throw away.After purchasing the items, the grieving sister explained, her niece was left in the supermarket while her sister made her way back to the play park. “She was on the pedestrian crossing going to the park when the car with loud music hit her down… he was also on his phone,” she noted.The woman further stated that she received the news about 20:30h and immediately went to her sister’s home. She noted that her sister received severe head injuries and from all indications, her arms and legs might have been broken as a result of the impact.“After she was taken to the hospital, the doctors tried with her, but she couldn’t make it,” the sister cried. Singh leaves to mourn her five children, grandchildren, and siblings.A post-mortem is expected to be performed on Friday.last_img read more