Man, 34, dies in accident at Wiki Creek Landing

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Police are investigating an accident at Wiki Creek Landing Backdam, Berbice which resulted in the death of Andrew Jagmohan on Wednesday.

According to police, the 34-year-old man of Crabwood Creek, Skeldon, Berbice was the driver of motor truck #GFF 7662 which was transporting logs.

Police reported that the Jagmohan was driving uphill, when he encountered mechanical problems at around 18:15hrs.

As a result, the lorry began to roll backwards causing one of the logs to hit a tree; the log then became forced into the cabin of the truck and pinned Jagmohan to the steering wheel.

The porter, Ivan Martin, of Stanleytown, New Amsterdam, rushed Jagmohan to the Kwakwani Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The body is currently at the Kwakwani Hospital Mortuary awaiting an autopsy.

Investigation is ongoing.

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