Worker Falls to a 15 Metre Hole and Dies
Bahri Çomak, 31, died tragically while he was working for the construction of a water well 15 m deep in Fethiye. The incident happened in Ovacık District at about 02.30 p.m. Bahri Çomak, mineworker who was married and father of a child, left his mine work 10 days ago and started working in the garden of the villa of Mehmet Adıgüzel for the construction of water well. While he was digging in the ground of the well surrounded by concrete walls and reaching 15 m depth, he wanted to go up but he felt sick when he arrived from the iron steps to the mouth of the well and fell. He hit his head on the concrete wall surrounding the well and died tragically.
Squad of Ölüdeniz Gendarmerie Police Station arrived in the accident area and took the statement of his co-worker. His friend said Bahri Çomak got sick when he arrived in the mouth of the well and he might have had epilepsy since he was showing the symptoms. On the other hand, his family said he did not have epilepsy. Fethiye Chief Public Prosecutor made an investigation in the hole. The body of Bahri Çomak was taken to his house in Nif Neighbourhood to be buried.