Boy, 7, dies after Capoey crash

A seven-year-old boy died at the Suddie Hospital yesterday afternoon, shortly after he was pulled from a car that ended up in a trench just off Capoey Access Road after the driver lost control.

Police Public Relations Officer Jairam Ramlakhan identified the dead child as Wesley Benn, of Lot 8 East Public Road Lima, Essequibo Coast.

Ramlakhan said investigations revealed that the car, PWW 1629, which was being driven by the child’s mother, Quinnet  Benn, 29, was proceeding west along the access road at a fast rate around 3.40 pm. The child, his mother and others were at the time heading to the Capoey Lake for a fete…..


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