Driver in Custody After 9-yr-old Killed in Crash


The driver of the vehicle that reportedly fatally hit a 9-year-old girl in Frome, Westmoreland yesterday is now in custody.

It’s not clear at this time whether he’ll be charged.

Dead is Nicoya McCallum, a student at the Georges’ Plain Primary school.

Operations Officer with the JCF’s Highway and Road Traffic Division, Superintendent Courtney Coubrie spoke with Nationwide News this morning.

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Superintendent Coubrie says the 9-year-old girl was hit while attempting to cross the road.

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In 2018, Tauna won the UNICEF Media Award for Excellence in Reporting on Children’s Rights. She graduated from CARIMAC in 2015 and joined NNN in 2016. Since then, she’s covered several high-profile court cases including the X6 murder trial, the police death squad trial and is currently covering the Uchence Wilson Gang trial. Thomas is the Producer of Talking History heard on Nationwide Radio every Saturday.