Senior citizen killed by falling tree in Tanjung Malim


IPOH: A motorcyclist was killed when a tree fell on him near a traffic light junction at Taman Universiti in Tanjung Malim, about 120km from here.

A Perak Fire and Rescue Department spokesman said the 67-year-old man was killed on the spot in the 4.40pm incident on Thursday (June 3).

“The man was confirmed dead by the ambulance crew.

“His body has been handed over to the police for further action,” he said in a statement.

“The tree fell and blocked the road. It was cleared at about 5.30pm,” he added.

According to a local, the victim worked on a farm in Lembah Perangin, Kampung Simpang Empat, and was heading home at the time.

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