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Trinidad & Tobago: Man dies in accident after pothole causes him to lose control

A 28-year-old Coast Guard officer is dead following a road traffic accident last night in Couva. 

The deceased has been identified as Joel Baron of Dookie Street, Couva. 

According to police reports at about 8 pm, he was proceeding east along the Balmain Main Road on his motorcycle when upon reaching near Premium Quality Meats, his front tyre dipped into a hole on the northern side of the roadway. 

Baron lost control of the bike and slammed into a nearby wall. 

He died shortly after. 

The police were notified and a team of officers led by W-Sgt Guerra responded.

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