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US teen dies in road fatality

By Michelle Sutherland, Staff Reporter

A traffic accident at midday today in the Stann Creek district has claimed the life of an 18-year-old US citizen.

According to the Police Press Office, Devin Robert Merriell died at the scene of injuries he sustained during a road collision at the Bocawina junction.

Merriell was exiting the junction and making his way onto the highway, using a rented motorcycle, when he crashed into an oncoming tow head truck.

A Notice of Intended Prosecution (NIP) was issued to the driver of the truck, Abraham Friescen, a resident of Guinea Grass village.

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