42-year-old man died in motorcycle incident at Lethem

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Police in Regional Division #9 are reporting a fatal incident that occurred on Monday, June 20, that resulted in the death of 42-year-old Benito Barrington Lochinvai of Lethem, Central Rupununi.

The incident occurred about 23:40 hours on the Barrack Retreat Public Road and involved motorcycle CL 5649 which was at the time being driven by the now deceased man.

Initial enquiries disclosed that Lochinvai was allegedly imbibing alcohol at a shop in Lethem and reportedly left sometime after, proceeding west along Barrack Retreat Public Road on the motorcycle, allegedly at a fast rate of speed.

The man was at the time not wearing a safety helmet and was reportedly operating the motorcycle in an unsafe manner, swerving side to side on the roadway when he lost control of the motorcycle and crashed into a nearby median, receiving several injuries about his head and body as a result.

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The man managed to get back up and attempted to drive further but fell again onto the road surface where he sustained additional injuries.

The now dead man was subsequently picked up in an unconscious state by Medical Personnel and escorted to the Lethem Regional Hospital, where he was pronounced dead on arrival.

A post mortem examination conducted on Lochinvai’s body today (June 22, 2022) by Government Pathologist, Dr. Nehaul Singh revealed that the man died as a result of Multiple Injuries due to the motorcycle incident.

The man’s body has since been handed over to his relatives for funeral arrangements.



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