Tuesday 24 November, 2020

Man dies after falling from jackfruit tree at St Ann home

A jackfruit tree

A jackfruit tree

A man died Monday after he fell from a tree at his home in Clydesdale District, Alexandria, St Ann.

The deceased has been identified as Denzil Smith, a farmer. 

Reports are that at about 9am on Monday, Smith climbed a jackfruit tree in his yard to pick a fruit.

However, while attempting to pick the fruit, Smith lost his balance and fell to the ground. 

He sustained severe injuries and was assisted to the Alexandria Community Hospital where he was pronounced dead.


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