Fmr. National coach killed in Mandela Ave. accident

Fmr. National coach killed in Mandela Ave. accident
Former National Footballer and Coach Peter Lashley was killed on Friday morning in an accident on Mandela Avenue in the city.
Reports indicate that Lashley was riding his motorcycle when he was hit down and run over by a speeding sand truck. The Guyana Police Force in a statement said from information it received from eyewitnesses, the motorcyclist may have failed to stop as he drove out from Meadowbrook on to Mandela Avenue.
The man’s ┬ámangled body laid under the truck for over an hour as investigators rushed to the scene to begin their probe. The driver of the truck was taken into custody.
Footballers are describing the former national player as one of the most committed men to the game. They said his death comes as a shock to the football community which he loved.
The 54-year-old served as a national player for a number of years before retiring and taking on coaching jobs with a number of football teams and the national squad. He has been credited with developing the careers of a number of leading footballers in the country.

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