A 53-year-old pastor drowned on Thursday after the boat he was travelling in collided with another boat in the Moruca River.
Dead is Rudolph Henry, a father of five, of Parakeese Village, North West District (NWD).
They Break News understands that the incident occurred at around 13:30h.
According to information, Henry was the only occupant in the boat he was captaining. The captain of the other boat was a woman. The boats collided in the vicinity of Mora Village.
As a result of the accident, Henry fell overboard. He was later taken out of the water and rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
His body is currently at the hospital’s mortuary awaiting a post-mortem examination.