PENAMPANG: A heavy machinery driver died after he was pinned under his vehicle in an accident at a hill cutting site near Kg. Kivatu, here.
The victim, Hendrik Mangasik, 42, died when he was pinned down and overwhelmed by the weight of his vehicle.
Rescue team that arrived at the scene retrieved the victim by dismantling the heavy machinery using a hydraulic cutter.
The victim who was unconscious at the time was immediately rushed to the hospital and declared dead by the health officer. –SayangSabah