Cartago man slashes self fatally with machete

A man cutting vegetation in a vacant lot died Tuesday afternoon when he accidentally cut himself with his machete, said the Judicial Investigating Organization. The man was identified by the last name of Jiménez. He was 50, agents said.

The mishap took place in Corralillo de Cartago.

In La Cruz, Guanacaste, a 41-year-old man with the last name of Sanarrusia also died in an afternoon accident. Agents said he was killed when a tree he was cutting fell on top of him. That was in Barrio Santa Cecilia

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