SHOCK AS FREAK ACCIDENT CLAIMS YOUNG TEEN’S LIFE IN SANDY POINT
Sandy Point residents are in shock following the tragic death of 15-year-old, Keyon Richards of Crab Hill, Sandy Point; killed in a freak accident, (tree fell) at the basketball court last night. H
According to reports, sometime after 9pm, a tree fell and struck young Richards in the head at the Sandy Point Hardcourt. At the time, Richards was playing basketball with his friends, his friends where able to escape. Unfortunately, Richards succumbed to his injuries after he was transported to the Pogson hospital via the Emergency Medical Service.
Graphic videos have been circulating showing the amount of blood lost and paramedics picking up the youth.
Many persons took to social media to express condolences to the family of the young man. His school, Charles E. Mills Secondary also issued condolences to his mom and siblings.