Padawan mechanic dies in freak accident

The deceased was pronounced dead at the scene.

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By: Malcolm Lau

KUCHING, Jan 5: A tyre exploded at a workshop in Padawan yesterday and claimed the life of a man.

It was understood that the victim was repairing a lorry at the workshop when the incident happened at around 5pm.

According to sources, air was being pumped into the tyre when it suddenly exploded, resulting in the rim flying off and hitting the victim in the head.

The impact caused heavy injuries to the victim, who was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.

Police are investigating the case. — DayakDaily