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Man killed in single car crash

| 28/01/2012 | 26 Comments

Fatal-accident-in-EE-4.jpg(CNS): Updated 4pm Monday — Police have now named the 42-year-old man killed in the first fatal collision of the year. Herman Byrd from George Town died in the single vehicle smash on Sea View Road in East End on Friday night. Police stated that the car appeared to be travelling west at significant speed when Byrd who was alone in the car, lost control as he negotiated the right-hand corner bend just past Cottage. The crash occurred at around t 10:24pm and an eastern district police patrol vehicle came upon the single vehicle wreck. The vehicle appeared to have skidded across the right hand side of the road and collided with almond and coconut trees and then came to rest on the right shoulder of the road. (Photo courtesy of Cayman27)

The ambulance attended the scene and transported the driver to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead on arrival at about 11:50pm. Officers of the Traffic Management are investigating the crash.

Anyone with information in relation to the crash please contact the Bodden Town Police Station at 947-2240 or Crime Stoppers at 800-8477 (Tips).

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