60-year-old Woman Mowed Down By A Truck In St. James

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An elderly woman was mowed down to death by a truck in White House, St James.

She’s been identified as 60-year-old Jennifer Wright of White House district in the parish.

The incident occurred shortly after noon Friday

Residents say, Ms Wright left home to sell a crate of bottles when she was run over on the side walk.

It’s alleged the truck driver was reversing when the incident took place.

Residents say this is the fifth such fatal accident in the community in recent months.

And while Friday’s accident was not related to speeding, residents say the community is also concerned with the level of speeding in the area.

Vincent, resident of White House, St James.


Neika Lewis is an award-winning journalist with over 7 years of experience across radio, tv and the print media. A CARIMAC alum, Neika copped the Prime Minister’s Youth award for journalism in 2017. Her reporting on a Jamaican pilot incarcerated in Qatar in 2015 led to his release. Neika hunts for human interest stories.


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