A logger of Amelia’s Ward, Mackenzie, Linden, was killed on Wednesday after he was crushed by a fallen log at his place of work which is situated at Old England Mines, Region 10 (Upper Demerara-Berbice).
Dead is Andre Park, 54, of Powis Crescent, Amelia’s Ward.
Reports are, Park was at his workplace, Ping Logging Company, when a large log reportedly fell from a log loader machine which was being operated by a fellow employee at the time. The incident took place at about 10:45h. Park was later rushed to the Linden Hospital Complex where he was pronounced dead on arrival. The other employee involved in the incident, a 33-year-old resident of Coomacka Mines, Region 10 was taken into Police custody and is assisting with investigations. Park’s body is at the Upper Demerara Hospital Mortuary at Wismar, Linden.