Trinidad Express:-A British engineer was crushed at a cement plant in Princes Town on Tuesday.
John Morris, 55, was pronounced dead at the Princes Town Health Facility.
The incident 10.30 a.m. on the compound of Lutchmeesingh’s Asphalt Plant off the M1 Ring Road near the village of Buen intento.
Police said that Morris had tried with a rod to loosen the aggregate in a cistern when he was pulled into it.
The aggregate covered him, and plant employees took several minutes to dig him out, police said.
On Tuesday afternoon, officers of the Princes Town Police Station and Southern Division Task Force went to the compound and questioned the management and employees.
According to the police report, Morris’ address was given at Mathilda Road, Princes Town, where the head office of the transport company is located.
An autopsy is expected to be done at the Forensic Sciences Centre, St James, on Wednesday.