Operator crushed to death by bulldozer at Mahdia

A 55-year-old man was crushed to death yesterday afternoon by the bulldozer he was operating at Mahdia, Region 8.

Dead is Kennard Craig, a heavy-duty machinery operator of Number # 67 Village, Corentyne, Berbice.

Commander of ‘F’ Division, Ravindradat Budhram confirmed the incident which occurred around midday at Seven Miles, Mahdia.

Reports revealed that Craig was operating the  bulldozer when he attempted to climb a small hill. During the ascent, the machine reportedly “cut off” and he requested the assistance of a serviceman to restart it.

Thereafter, the bulldozer began to roll backwards and trapped Craig’s legs resulting in his death.

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