Sunday 17 December, 2017

51-yr-old worker dies after 30-foot fall

A 51-year-old man is dead following a tragic accident in Glencoe on Monday.

The deceased has been identified as Steve Coutou.

According to reports, at about 4:00 pm on Monday, Coutou was said to be doing construction work at a building in the Glencoe community, when he came into contact with some electrical wires.

He was thrown off the building – estimated to be a 30-foot drop – as a result of this.

Other persons on the site observed the incident and the 51-year-old man, from Welcome Road, Cunupia, was rushed for medical treatment.

Unfortunately, he succumbed to his injuries about an hour later.

More on this as it becomes available.