The man who died in a trailer crash on the Edward Seaga Highway, near Mammee Bay, St Ann, Friday morning, November 9 has been identified by police.
He is fifty-three-year-old Wendelle Barrett of Moneague, St Ann
Police reports are that Barrett and a woman were passengers in a trailer truck driven by another man. Shortly after 8 a.m. the flatbed truck, laden with bricks, was in a westbound lane on the highway. It got out of control near Mammee Bay and used an escape lane but overturned. Barrett was thrown from the vehicle. The cab of the trailer truck burst into flames.
The driver and the female passenger were treated at hospital while Barrett was pronounced dead.