Construction worker dies in freak accident in Mobay

The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) said a man who it is yet to identify died in a freak accident at Bogue Industrial Estate in Montego Bay, St James, yesterday, January 17.

The deceased is of dark complexion, medium build, and is about 178 centimetres (5 feet 8 inches) tall. He was clad in a black shirt, blue jeans and a pair of brown shoes.

The JCF said: “Information gathered by the Montego Bay Police is that, about 2pm, the man was digging a trench when it reportedly caved in, trapping the man beneath dirt and rubble. He was assisted out and taken to hospital, where he later succumbed to his injuries.”

The police noted that their investigations are continuing.

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