Man dies in pit cave-in
Sydney Stull, a/k Sido, 25, of Bethany Creek, Supenaam, lost his life after a pit in which he was working
at Sand Hill caved in, pinning him beneath the rubble.
The incident, according to Stull’s sister, Vanessa Russell, occurred some time Tuesday afternoon.
According to Russell, the family learnt of the incident after they received a phone call from his brother, Ryan.
Another relative, Mona, said that Sydney’s body is currently at the Lyken Funeral Home in Georgetown.
Mona related that Sydney, who was employed with a Brazilian businessman was working in a pit when the walls caved in.
She said although all of the other workers noticed the walls of the pit collapsing, Sydney failed to escape. She said that he ran, but he fell.
Mona further stated that Sydney was still alive when he was extricated from the pit and was transported to Itaballi by his brother Ryan, but he succumbed on the way.
A post mortem is scheduled to be performed on Friday.
Sydney Stull started working in the interior in October. He last returned home in March.