St. Thomas, Jamaica (McKoy’s News)- St.Thomas Man Drowns After Falling Off Tractor: A St.Thomas man is dead, following an incident which took place on Sunday, leaving residents in shock and disbelief.
The deceased has been identified as 44-year-old Howard Lindsay, a farmer of New Monk Land in St.Thomas.
According to reports from the Seaforth police, Lindsay went to visit his sister who lives on the other side of a river, when a heavy downpour of rain began.Lindsay reportedly left his sister’s house and hitched a ride on a tractor that was carrying items to the other side of the river.
The report further states that Lindsay toppled over into the water, after the back of the tractor was disturbed when it reached the ford. After Lindsay fell ,all attempts to help him were hopeless as he was washed away by heavy flood waters.
His lifeless body was later recovered by residents.