Basseterre, St. Kitts, April 15, 2018 (RSCNPF): The Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force is investigating a traffic accident that resulted in the death of the passenger.
The accident occurred along the island main road in the vicinity of Brimstone Hill and involved motor car P9122 which is owned and was being driven by Kyle Woodley of Newton Ground. Circumstances are that the driver of P9122 was heading towards Sandy Point when he attempted to overtake another vehicle. In doing so he lost control of the car and collided with a pole. The vehicle spun in the air and landed on private property next to the Island Main Road. The passenger, Kechel Pemberton of Sandy Point, who was in the front seat, was thrown from the vehicle.
The Emergency Medical Service was summoned to the scene where they rendered assistance and both individuals were transported to the JNF Hospital. There, Pemberton was pronounced dead and Woodley was admitted for observation after suffering minor injuries.
An autopsy will be performed on the body of Kechel Pemberton to determine the exact cause of death. Police investigations into the matter are ongoing.
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