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December 5, 2013
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9-y-o boy killed in accident

The St Mary police are investigating the circumstances which led to a traffic accident on Wednesday in which a boy was killed by a motorist while he attempted to cross a road.

THE STAR understands that nine-year-old Raheem Bennett, a Grade-4 student of the Port Maria Primary School, died after he was hit by a motor vehicle yesterday evening in Galina, St Mary.

According to a report from the St Mary police, the tragic incident took place sometime after 5 p.m.

Further reports are that Bennett came off a public passenger bus and made his way across the road in a bid to reach his home.

Unconfirmed reports are that the boy ran across the roadway.

He was reportedly hit by a Toyota motor car, and died on the spot.

The St Mary police indicated to our news team that their investigation is ongoing.

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