A 79-year-old man collapsed and died suddenly at the offices of the Barbados Revenue Authority at the Treasury building in Bridgetown this morning.

Bystanders say the man was seated awaiting service on the fourth floor of the building when he suddenly fell over.

An ambulance and police were summoned but he had already passed away. He was said to be a resident of Mayfield, St. George. The incident occurred about 9 30.