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Traffic accident claims one life

A traffic incident in Santa Elena Town, Cayo District has taken the life of 32-year-old, Oscar Coc.  According to the Assistant Commissioner of Police, Joseph Myvett, the incident occurred in the wee hours of Saturday, September 29.

ACP Joseph Myvette, Head of NCIB:Initial police investigation revealed that Coc was taken to the hospital sometime around 1AM by one George Dawson who according to Mr.Dawson was driving on Eden Drive in Santa Elena Town when Coc who was walking walked onto the street and according to Mr.Dawson he was unable to avoid hitting Coc. As a result Dawson then picked up Coc and transported him to the San Ignacio Community Hospital. Dawson has since been detained, urine samples were taken from him and he was served with a notice of intended prosecution.”

A notice of intended prosecution has been issued for the driver, George Dawson.