Barbados: Teen dies after falling in well


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Police on the scene at Regent Hill, The Pine, St Michael

(BARBADOS NATION) — A teenager lost his life today after plunging 100 feet down a well.

Police say Kyrique Boyce, 18, of Regent Hill, The Pine, St Michael was walking across the well, located at Martin Road, The Pine around 12:30 p.m when its cover collapsed.

Emergency personnel quickly converged on the scene to extract the young man with the assistance of residents and managed to pull a badly injured Boyce from the well around 1:30 p.m.

However police later reported Boyce was pronounced dead at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.


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