Pitigala teacher meets tragic fate while standing under tree


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A teacher in the Gorakaduwa area in Pitigala was killed when a coconut fell on top of his head.

The deceased is reported to be a fifty-four-year old English teacher at a Pirivena in Pitigala.

He is reported to have lost consciousness following the incident, and died shortly after being admitted to the Meegahathenne Hospital.