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Man dies after being hit by log

02 October 2014, 12:10 Vincent Kebwaro

Kisii - A middle-aged man has died after a log they were loading onto a trailer fell on him Wednesday afternoon at Kebuko village in Nyamache district, Kisii County.

The deceased, identified as Eric Makini who hails from Ibeno division in the neighboring district of Kisii central, was in a group of young people who were loading logs onto a track when the accident occurred.

The logs they were loading were meant to be transported to a treatment plant and later be used as electricity poles.

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Police from Nyangusu station took the body to Nyamache district hospital mortuary.

However, following  IG David Kimaiyo’s directive barring OCPDs from giving information to press, the area OCPD Japheth Mwirichia could not comment on the incident saying more information can be accessed from Vigilance House.

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