Driver charged with causing Canal woman’s death

-fined $7,500 after admitting to driving under the influence

Angelle Barry, called ‘Odessa,’ and her husband, Jusley Brisport

Umadat Persaud, the driver who struck and killed 30-year-old Angelle Barry on Sunday along the Canal Number One, West Bank Demerara (WBD) Public Road, was on Thursday granted $500,000 bail after denying that he caused her death by dangerous driving.

Appearing at the Wales Magistrate’s Court, Persaud, 30, a resident of L’Oratoire, Canal Number One, WBD, was charged with driving canter truck GPP 4022 in manner dangerous to the public, thereby causing the death of Barry on April 21st.

He was also charged with driving under the influence, to which he pleaded guilty and he was fined $7,500…..

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