Sophia man killed in Corentyne accident

A Sophia, Greater Georgetown man was on Monday killed after a motor lorry slammed into him along the Number 61 Public Road, Corentyne, Berbice.
Dead is 31-year-old, Godfrey Wayne Gomes of C Field Sophia, Georgetown.
Reports are, Gomes attempted to cross the road but ended up in the path of the motor lorry bearing registration number GVV 5643.
He was picked up and rushed to the Skeldon Public Hospital where he was treated and later transferred to the New Amsterdam Hospital.
However, he subsequently succumbed to his injuries.
The driver was taken into Police custody and is assisting with the investigation.