A twenty-four years old man has lost his life last night (February 15th 2020) after falling off a (canter) truck while coming to Lethem from the South Rupununi Savannahs of Guyana, South America.
Reports are that Joel Williams, of Baitoon Village, Potarinau, South Rupununi Savannahs, was coming to Lethem with a group of other people when he fell out of the truck. He, along with other villagers, was coming to Lethem to attend a public event which was scheduled for the afternoon of Saturday, 15th of February, 2020.
However, around 1 PM on the afternoon of February 15th, 2020, while on the trail, the young man somehow fell out of the truck. He was rushed to the Lethem Public Hospital where he was admitted in critical condition and in an unconscious state. He subsequently succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at 21:36 hrs on the evening of Saturday, 15th of February.
Some persons have suggested that the man may have fallen off after suffering an epileptic seizure since he suffered from the condition, however, the actual details of the accident are still to be confirmed.
Guyana, South America extends sincere sympathies to the relatives and friends of the deceased.