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Tuesday, September 26 2017 @ 02:06 PM AST

Tourist from Trinidad & Tobago dies visiting Machu Picchu

Photo by David Stanley

Trinidad and Tobago national Richard Sutherland Wells, 53, died Sunday (May 4) around 6 am when the rural truck he was traveling in, license plat X2I-278 skid, crashed and fell off the road from a height at the 84km mark on the road called Vía Urubamba-Ollantaytambo.

He was traveling with his wife Camille Anne Louise Sears Carter Wells, 51, and the driver of the vehicle, Edmundo Mujica Castro, 65.

Police and firefighters arrived on the scene and evacuated them to the Urubamba health centre. The man's wife suffered a fractured right ankle and the driver fractured his left ankle.

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