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Twenty-month-old Adan Kiritpaul was on Saturday afternoon crushed to death by a truck driven by his father at their Mahaica East Coast Demera residence.
According to investigations, the driver was slowly navigating his truck out of his yard when he looked out his rear view mirror and saw something between the lorry’s wheels.
He immediately stopped and disembarked; and discovered his son lying motionless and his head crushed, police said in a release. The police arrived shortly after and commenced processing the scene. The body of the child was taken to the Mahaicony Public Hospital and an official pronouncement of death was made. A post mortem is expected shortly while the driver is in custody assisting with the investigation.