Pastor killed in West Coast Berbice head-on collision


An accident on the Number 29 Public Road, West Coast Berbice (WCB) on Sunday afternoon claimed the life of Okechi Farley, a well-known pastor of Number 37 Village, WCB.

The News Room understands that a speeding minibus crashed into Farley, who was on his motorcycle. The pastor was flung from the motorcycle, which was broken into pieces, while the minibus came to a halt after crashing into an electrical pole.

The state of the driver is unknown at this time, however, eyewitnesses claimed that he overtook several vehicles before crashing head-on into Farley, who was proceeding in the opposite direction.

Farley was the pastor at the Revival Tabernacle- Gospel Crusaders Inc.; he was also the School Programme Coordinator attached to the Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo) training school in Port Mourant. He was also a mechanic by trade.

Persons described him as “diligent and respectful.”


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