A motor vehicle collision claimed the life of a twenty-seven-year-old man. He was identified as Clement Beckford, of Dalling Street, Savanna-la-Mar in Westmoreland. He died as a result of injuries he sustained in the incident which took place along the Nompariel main road in the parish on Friday, June 26.
The Negril Police in a report said that at about 3:20 p.m., Beckford was attempting to cross over to the other side of the road. He attempted to run from the left side of the road heading to the right side when he was hit by a white Nissan AD wagon motorcar that was travelling westerly. He sustained head injuries and a wound from his right ear to the centre of his neck, he was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.