Elderly man crushed in freak accident
Deon Green, Gleaner Writer
One of two elderly men, who were carrying out work at the Wheelerfield Marl pit in St Thomas yesterday, was crushed to death in a freak accident.
Dead is 78-year-old Clifton Francis who was working as a sideman on a tractor that was reportedly being driven by 83-year-old Winston Anderson.
According to reports reaching The Gleaner-Power 106 News Centre, Francis was walking near the tractor when Anderson is said to have lost control of the heavy-duty vehicle.
The heavy-duty vehicle reportedly overturned and fell on Francis. Anderson escaped serious injuries.
The Golden Grove police are investigating the incident.
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