Fire officer hit and killed by truck


    A Mayaro fire officer was struck and killed by a truck while awaiting transport.

    According to reports, the fatal crash occurred around 3:50pm yesterday along the Naparima Mayaro Road in Bristol Village

    34-year-old Satesh Ramkissoon was standing in front of his family’s home when he was hit by the truck which spun out of control after hitting a car.

    Ramkissoon succumbed to his injuries in the early hours of this morning.

    In a statement, the Fire Service hailed Ramkissoon as a dedicated and well loved individual who was always seen as the voice of reasoning as he exemplified his boundless care for others.

    He was attached to White Watch, Mayaro Fire Station and celebrated three years of Service in April.