Jaggernauth Ramcharran, 49, of Grant 1802, East Berbice
The accident occurred at about 03:15h but Ramcharran succumbed to his injuries at the Skeldon Public Hospital shortly after being attended to.
This publication understands that a male identified as Akesh Koochamala, 22, of No. 65 Village, Corentyne, who was also in the vehicle during the accident, was admitted in a stable condition at the New Amsterdam Hospital.
According to the Police, their enquiries disclosed that the driver was proceeding north along the western carriageway of the road, reportedly at a fast rate of speed, when he swerved from stray animals on the road and collided with the tractor.