Man, 25, dies after crashing ATV into house

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Dead: Kennie Timmerman

A 25-year-old man lost his life on Thursday after he crashed the All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) he was driving into a house on the access road in Karrau Village, lower Mazaruni River. 

Dead is Kennie Timmerman of Third Avenue, Bartica. Michael Fredkou, the pillion rider, of Mongrippa Hill, Batica, was injured but was treated by doctors and sent away. 

Police Headquarters reported that at about 11:10h, the ATV was proceeding south along the eastern side of Karrau Village access road at a fast rate of speed when Timmerman lost control while negotiating a turn and collided with a veranda of a wooden house in the area. 

As a result of the collision, the driver sustained injuries along with the pillion rider. The driver was picked up in an unconscious state and the pillion rider in a conscious state by the Police and public-spirited citizens. 

They were transported to the Bartica Regional Hospital where the driver was pronounced dead on arrival by a doctor on duty and the pillion rider was treated and sent away.  

The ATV was lodged as investigations continue.

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