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Police are investigating the death of a Gasparillo man who was knocked over by a pick-up truck on Saturday.

Shawn Sieunarinesingh, 43, of Ramdass Street, Gasparillo, died at the San Fernando General Hospital while undergoing treatment. Police said that around 1.10 pm, a 56-year-old assistant Superintendent (Special Reserve Police) from Claxton Bay was driving his Nissan Frontier along Bonne Aventure Road, Gasparillo.

The driver reported that on reaching Ramdass Street junction, Sieunarinesingh began crossing the road in a northerly direction.

The pick-up collided with Sieunarinesingh, knocking him unconscious. Paramedics responded and took him to the hospital, where he subsequently died. (KF)