Reporter Harry Arzu- Dangriga Correspondent for Plus TV
“40 year old, a resident of Placencia village succumbed to injuries he sustained while working on a fiberglass boat yesterday. Police from the peninsula reported that shortly before midday, Vernon, a fisherman and a tour guide from the said community was repairing a vessel at the bank of the lagoon with an electrical grinder. When he lost control of it, and accidentally received a large cut wound a to his right leg, which was so severe that it affected a main artery that caused him to bleed profusely. Vernon was rushed to the Independence village poli-clicnic, but died even before reaching Malacate in the said village. His body now awaits a post mortem examination at the Southern Regional Hospital Morgue in Dangriga. In other related news, a boating incident near the Independence village left three persons with minor injuries. Police say that the incident happened shortly after 5:00 p.m. They reported that three persons were fishing inj a canoe when three persons were accidentally hit the canoe. As a result, the trio were taken for treatment at the policlinic and were later released”.