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Akatsi South: 45-year-old man falls to death from coconut tree

 A 45-year-old coconut seller at Akatsi in the Volta Region has died after falling from a coconut tree.

Atsu Kpeli, the deceased, from Akatsi Agbaflome- Kpelikope, died on the spot on Monday morning at about 0700 hours when he went in search of coconuts to buy and sell.

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Eyewitnesses disclosed to the Ghana News Agency that, the incident, which happened at around Akatsi Kepson Guest House, saw the popular coconut seller falling from a coconut tree under which he was found dead in a pool of blood.

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Some also alleged that the deceased could have lost balance in an attempt to reposition himself on the tree.

Neyram Satsi, a witness, told the GNA that relatives of the deceased had rushed to the scene together with the Akatsi police.

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The body has since been deposited at the St. Paul’s Hospital Morgue for preservation and autopsy.

Credit: GNA

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