Man dies after coconut tree falls on him

DAWN CHAN

SABAK BERNAM: A 58-year-old man was instantly killed when a coconut tree uprooted and fell on him in Sungai Tengah, here, today.

Selangor Fire and Rescue Department assistant director of operations Sani Harul said the incident took place on Jalan Haji Sabri at about 12.49pm.

The man has been identified as Abdul Latif Md Nor from Sungai Leman in Sekinchan.

Eight firemen from the Sabak Bernam station were deployed to the scene to remove the tree.

“Abdul Latif’s body was handed over to the police for further action,” said Sani.