Mazaruni accident victim identified

Police yesterday identified the man killed at Puppy Show Landing, Mazaruni on Friday after the truck he was travelling in toppled down a hill, as Robby Kopper, 27, of Canal No 2 Polder, West Bank Demerara.

According to a press release, the police said that around 16: 00 hours a motor lorry was being driven down a hill when it turned turtle and pinned Kopper, a porter.

He succumbed to his injuries, the release said, adding that efforts are being made to transport the body to Bartica, as the investigations continue.

Mark Grimmond, the owner of the vehicle had told Stabroek News that his truck was headed to Olive Creek, Region Eight, when it overturned on a hill. He said the driver of the truck related to him that he had lost control of the vehicle while going up a hill and it had overturned.

Grimmond said the ill-fated passenger had stopped the truck along the trail and asked for a ride. He then jumped into the tray of the vehicle and was subsequently pinned under the truck after it overturned.

The truck was carrying fuel and groceries into the interior location.

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