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The Beetham Highway

Police are asking the public for assistance in identifying a man who was killed in a road traffic accident on Friday night.

Witnesses told the police that around 11.30 p.m. they observed a man attempting to cross the Beetham Highway in the vicinity of the Central Market.

While doing so, he came into contact with a white hatchback vehicle and was thrown several feet into the air before landing on the road.

The driver, who is from St Joseph, eventually stopped and made a police report.

The deceased was not identified up to yesterday morning, the Express was told. He was of African descent, slim build, Rastafarian hairstyle, and was clad in a white shortpants and black top.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Besson Street Police Station. Information can also be given anonymously through 555 or 800-TIPS, or by messaging 482-GARY or the TTPS App.


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