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Two persons knocked down and killed while walking home from wedding

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter

Two persons were knocked down and killed while walking home from a wedding in Carmelita village, Orange Walk on Saturday night.

The two, Lea Crawford and Adrian Wade, were walking on the Phillip Goldson highway at around 8:30 p.m. when a black 4 Runner SUV struck them. Crawford died on the spot, while Wade died at the Northern Regional hospital.

Police believe the driver of the vehicle, Perry Gibson, owner of a lending agency, was under the influence of alcohol when the incident occurred.

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