Tuesday 11 December, 2018

Man electrocuted while cutting tree in St Catherine

A St Catherine man was electrocuted Monday while attempting to cut down a tree in his community.

The victim has been named as Carl Dunn, 27, a labourer from Lucky Valley district, Riversdale in the parish.

According to a report from the police Corporate Communications Unit (CCU), the man was cutting down a tree about 12:40 pm when he became entangled in some high tension wires and was electrocuted.

CCU said he was subsequently taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

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