Chainsaw Operator Killed By Falling Tree

Kofi Antwi killed by a falling tree

A 25 year old chainsaw operator, Kofi Antwi last Sunday was killed by a tree he was felling in the bush at Biaso near Gambia No.1 in the Brong Ahafo Region.

The Brong Ahafo Police is currently investigating the circumstances that led to the incident. Briefing the DAILY GUIDE, Regional Police PRO, Chief Inspector Augustine Kinsley Oppong said, the assemblyman of the area, Bernard Nti accompanied one Michael Tweneboah 17, who went to the bush with Kofi Antwi to the police station to make a report.

According to him, one of the branches of the tree Kofi Antwi was cutting pierced his abdomen killing him instantly.

He said police proceeded to the scene (forest) and found the tree lying on the deceased. The body was conveyed to Goaso Municipal Government Hospital for autopsy. Tweneboah is, however, assisting the police in their investigations.


FROM Daniel Y Dayee, Biaso