A pedestrian is now dead following an accident this morning involving a Guyana Defence Force (GDF) pickup driven by a rank of the said force.
Based on a release sent out by the Force, the incident occurred around 10:30hrs today in the vicinity of the Rubis Gas Station, Soesdyke, East Bank Demerara.
The individuals involved in the accident -driver and pedestrian- were reportedly taken to the Diamond Diagnostic Centre.
According to the GDF, a Board of Inquiry has been commissioned to investigate the circumstances surrounding the incident.
Inews has not yet been able to gather information regarding the identity of the dead man.
More details in a subsequent report.