Mr. Noeres Gómez Ramirez was heading to pick up his child from school when a tree fell on him on Santiago Street at the intersection of Santo Tomás de Aquino Avenue, in the University Zone, National District. The unfortunate individual died Tuesday, Nov. 15, afternoon while traveling in a jeep, said reports.

A relative of Gómez Ramrez named Miguel Sebastián said that he was an electrician who resided close to the Faro a Colón in Santo Domingo Este.
The man was stuck in his car with a robust tree on top for about an hour before he passed away, according to relatives.

Noeres Gómez Ramírez, 38, worked at the Ministry of Education, and, according to relatives, was going to pick up his child from school when the almond tree fell on his vehicle, a white 2011 Hyundai Santa Fe SUV.

A relative of the deceased, Rafael Rodriguez, claimed that the assistance was irresponsible because witnesses to the incident noticed him trying to move inside the car, and he passed away after spending about 40 minutes inside.

José Luis Frómeta Herasme, the chief of the National District Fire Department, reported that they arrived at the scene after receiving a complaint that a tree had fallen on a car at about 4:30 in the afternoon.

“Here in the place we extracted the victim and we are cutting down the tree, which is quite large, to enable the roads. The tree covered both streets of San Tomás de Aquino street, ” Frómeta said.

The victim was reported to be alone in the automobile, and Frómeta clarified that the disrupted energy supply was restored in collaboration with Edesur, staff from the National District Mayor's Office, and the General Directorate of Traffic Safety and Land Transportation.

Since Monday, Nov. 14, there have been rains over the nation, particularly in Greater Santo Domingo.

The provinces of San Cristóbal, Hato Mayor, San Pedro de Macorís, Monseñor Nouel, Monte Plata, Sánchez Ramrez, and Greater Santo Domingo received a green alert from the Emergency Operations Center (COE) due to the circumstances.

The demarcations in alert can suffer flash floods and overflow of rivers, streams, and ravines.

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