Teen miner dies in Mabura accident

first_imgSixteen-year-old Clayton Docton Skybar, a miner, of 111 Mahdia, Region Eight (Potaro-Siparuni) was killed in an accident along the Mabura Road on Friday after two trucks collided in the vicinity of 58 Miles, at Region Ten (Upper Demerara-Berbice).Clayton Docton SkybarThe incident occurred at about 11:30h on Friday. Police reports stated that Skybar was seated along with three other passengers in the tray of a truck with licence plate number GPP 4923, with trailer THH 9317 driven by a 23-year-old of Helena, Number 1, East Coast, Demerara (ECD) when it collided with pick-up truck GTT 2531. The pick-up was driven by a 41-year-old Timehri Public Road, East Bank Demerara (EBD) resident.While details of the accident are sketchy, the vehicles were said to be negotiating a turn at the time of the collision. The truck in which Skybar was a passenger, was reportedly laden with lumber and heading to Linden while the other vehicle was said to be heading into Mabura. Following the incident, Skybar was rushed to the Linden Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.He suffered numerous injuries to his head, elbow and hip. The driver of the pick-up truck was later taken into Police custody at Linden where he was said to be assisting with investigations.last_img read more

Inconnu Swim Club at Safeway this Sunday selling tickets for Fall Raffle

first_imgFORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The Fort St. John Inconnu Swim Club will be at Safeway tomorrow, Sunday, December 15, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., selling tickets for their Fall Raffle. Inconnu thanks the community and its various sponsors for their continued support.Advertisement For more information, you can visit Inconnu’s Facebook page. Corporate sponsors include Central Mountain Air, Everflo Compression Ltd, Northern Vision Care and Sugar Ray’s Pilot and Hotshot Services. All proceeds from this raffle go to support the kids that are involved with the Inconnu Swim Club as Inconnu is a non-profit organization and rely on this generous support. – Advertisement -The prizes up for grab includes:center_img This will be the last chance to buy these tickets at a convenient location.  The draw date is December 20, at 7:00 p.m., at the North Peace Leisure Pool. Inconnu has only 240 tickets left out of the printed 3,500. Tickets are just $5.00 each. 1st Prize – 2 Return CMA Tickets + $500.00 Cash 2nd Prize – $1000.00 Cash 3rd Prize – $500.00 Cash last_img read more