A 50-year-old Chainsaw Operator, Kweku Essuman, met his untimely death after he was crushed by a tree he was felling at Assin Abodweseso in the Assin South District of the Central Region
The incident happened on Tuesday, March 14 2023 around 4:30 PM.
The deceased, who hails from Assin Abogisesu, was hired by Kofi Shaibu into his farm to fell some trees, as most farmers do when preparing their land for cultivation, and unfortunately the incident happened.
“It is true that our brother has died after a tree he was cutting fell on him and killed him instantly,” eyewitness, Kofi Shaibu who’s the owner of the farm narrated in an interview.
According to him, as the deceased was felling the tree, he (the farm owner) saw the tree coming down in the direction of the deceased and he shouted to alert him to run, but unfortunately, the deceased couldn’t hear him and the tree landed on him, killing him instantly.
The body of the deceased has been deposited at St. Francis hospital mortuary at Assin Fosu while the case has been reported to the Assin Nyankomase Police Station for investigation.
Source: oyerepafmonline.com/Wofa Sammy