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Steel-pan player crushed to death shortly after Independence rehearsal

Demerara Waves

Rehearsals at D’urban Park for Guyana’s 50th Independence Flag Raising Ceremony.

Guyana, S.A. - Guyana’s 50th Independence Anniversary celebrations were late Tuesday night marred by the death of a youthful steel-pan player shortly after rehearsals.

Multiple sources confirmed that 14-year old Kevin Scipio was crushed by a truck while he and others were offloading the steelpans at the North Ruimveldt Multilateral School, Mandela Avenue.

Scipio was a member of the youth band, PanWave....
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Condolences to Kevin family.

Condolences to his family, R.I.P. youth

Such a sad occurance at what should have been an exciting evening of preparations for Guyana's 50th Indepdence Celebrations. My condolences to Kevin's family and the members of PanWave x

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