Success cattle farmer crushed to death in road accident

One man is in police custody after a Success cattle farmer was killed in a vehicular accident yesterday morning while crossing her cattle over the East Coast Public Road.

Boodnee Persaud, aged 73, of Lot 116 Success, East Coast Demerara, died after being hit by the tray of a lorry, before being ran over by it. The accident reportedly occurred around 6:30am.

It was stated that Persaud was in the process of crossing her cattle from the southern side of the public road to the northern side, while the lorry was heading west along the southern side of the Success Public Road, according to a police release…..