Lot-et-Garonne: Yellow Vest Dies Crushed by a Truck

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A yellow vest protestor dies in Lot-et-Garonne

A tragic accident happened this morning in Agen where one of the managers of Yellow Vests Villeneuve-sur-Lot is dead, crushed by a truck that forced the blockade.

Arrived from Villeneuve-sur-Lot , a yellow Vest was crushed by a truck, this morning, at the level of toll of the A62 in Agen (Lot-et-Garonne) .

Spilled by a truck

The accident happened this morning, gone from Bigorre, Passage, near Agen, shortly before 10:30am.

Waiting for the gendarmes (who had to dislodge them), a group of yellow vests began a slowdown of heavy goods on this busy axis in Agen.

A driver then forced a stunning barrage and hit the sixty year old.

Resuscitation attempt

Alerted, the relief went to the scene to take care of the man, 61 years old. The firefighters of the Passage, relayed by a medical team SMUR, tried to resuscitate the victim. In vain.

The gendarmes of the company of Agen are also on the spot to carry out the observations of use in similar circumstances.

The driver in custody

The driver, aged sixty years, was placed in custody at the police station in Agen who is in charge of the investigation .

Operation cancelled

Side of the yellow vests , it is consternation and also a feeling of anger.

The transactions planned today have been cancelled.

Ninth victim

This fatal accident brings to nine the number of deaths recorded since the start of the movement of Yellow Vests in France , namely November 17th.

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