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Berbicians licences suspended over fatal accident charges

Two Berbice men were yesterday charged with causing death by dangerous driving in two separate incidents.

Robindath Deodat
Gerald Depoo

According to a police press release, Robindath Deodat of 38 Zorgen Hoop Scheme, West Coast Berbice was charged following investigations into a fatal accident that occurred on June 19, 2008, at the Bath Public Road, West Coast Berbice, during which a pedestrian died after allegedly being struck down by a motor vehicle that was driven by him.

Meanwhile Gerald Depoo of 31 John Street, Port Mourant, Corentyne was also charged with causing death by dangerous driving. He was charged with causing the death of a pedestrian in a June 29 accident on the Public Road at Number 45 Village, Corentyne.

Both men have had their driver’s licences suspended pending the outcome of their matters.