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The man who was pulled from a canal along the Schoonord/New Road on the West Bank of Demerara, on Tuesday evening has been identified as 32-year-old Naresh Kumar of Parfaite Harmonie, West Bank Demerara.
The father of one was killed at about 21:00h after he lost control of the car he was driving and ended up in a canal along the Parfaite Harmonie access road.
According to information received, Kumar was heading home when he reportedly swerved from a hole in the middle of the road. As a result, he lost control of the vehicle which plunged into the canal. The vehicle reportedly landed with its wheels in the air.
Guyana Times was told that persons who rushed to assist Kumar heard screams but there was little they could have done to save his life. By the time he was pulled from the partially submerged vehicle, he took his last breath.
He was picked up and rushed to the West Demerara Regional Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival. An investigation has been launched into the accident.