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Investigation Continues Into Fatal Road Collision

Investigation Continues Into Fatal Road Collision

The police continue to investigate the collision that resulted in the death of 84-year-old Maureen Peckett, and said they are “seeking the driver and or occupants of a small white car that was travelling west along South Road, Devonshire directly behind Mrs. Peckett’s car the night of the collision.” A police spokesperson said, “The... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of Maureen Peckett

Police Confirm Death Of Maureen Peckett

The Bermuda Police Service confirmed the death of 84-year-old Maureen Peckett. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 84 year old Maureen Peckett and extends condolences to her family and friends. “Mrs. Peckett was seriously injured in a reported two car collision on South Road in Devonshire... Read more of this article

Court: Driver Charged With Causing Man’s Death

Court: Driver Charged With Causing Man’s Death

Appearing in Magistrates Court, a 26-year-old man was charged with causing the death of Azah Dowling by driving without due care and attention. Che Morrissey was not required to plead because his case must be tried in the Supreme Court. He was charged with causing the death, on 25th March 2016, of Azah Dowling, and doing so by driving without due care... Read more of this article

Court: Driver Denies Causing Man’s Death

Court: Driver Denies Causing Man’s Death

Appearing in the Supreme Court Monthly Arraignments, 43-year-old George Simmons denied causing the death of Ezariah Matthie by driving without due care. Ezariah Matthie, 21, died following a collision on Ord Road in Paget on 29th February 2016. Justice Carlyle Greaves ordered a Mention date with the purpose of setting a trial date. [Note: Due to legal... Read more of this article

Inquest Into Death Of Tahira Baker In Fire In UK

Inquest Into Death Of Tahira Baker In Fire In UK

After dying in a fire on September 23, 2015, an inquest has found that Tahira Baker’s death shows “no evidence of suicide or foul play,” with a candle believed to be at fault for causing the blaze. A story in The Star said, “Tahira Baker was caught up in a fire at her flat at Carwood Green, Burngreave. At an inquest into her... Read more of this article

Royal Caribbean Crew Member Dies In France

Royal Caribbean Crew Member Dies In France

One Royal Caribbean crew member has died and four other crew members were injured on the Harmony of the Seas recently in an accident that took place in France. The tragic accident was similar to an incident in Bermuda on July 20 that saw two lives lost, with both involving lifeboats falling from cruise ships into the water during a safety drill. A BBC... Read more of this article

Second Crewman Dies After Cruise Ship Accident

Second Crewman Dies After Cruise Ship Accident

Following an incident on July 20 that saw four crewmembers aboard the cruise ship Norwegian Breakaway injured, a second man has died; the death of Ben Buenaventura comes after 41-year-old Filipino national Diogenes Carpio passed away shortly after the incident. This is according to the website of the Lipcon, Margulies, Alsina & Winkleman law firm,... Read more of this article

Minister Offers Condolences To Johnston Family

Minister Offers Condolences To Johnston Family

The Minister of Tourism, Transport and Municipalities Michael Fahy offered condolences to the family of the late Richard Johnston, the 88-year-old taxi driver who passed away Friday night. Minister Fahy said, “Mr. Johnston was well known as one of Bermuda’s tourism ambassadors and my thoughts are with his family and friends in their time of bereavement.” Mr.... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of Richard Johnston

Police Confirm Death Of Richard Johnston

The police have confirmed the death of 88-year-old Richard Johnston of Warwick, who died following a collision on Barnes Corner on Friday evening. The police said they are not “currently classifying this incident as a road traffic fatality until cause of death has been determined by an autopsy.” A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda... Read more of this article

88-Year-Old Man Dies Following Traffic Collision

88-Year-Old Man Dies Following Traffic Collision

[Updated - Police confirm the death of the man] An 88-year-old male driver was transported to King Edward Memorial Hospital tonight [Sept 9] following a single vehicle road traffic collision involving a taxi overturning, resulting in the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service extricating the man out of the vehicle. A police spokesperson said, “At about... Read more of this article

BPS Confirm Death: 50-Yr-Old Anthony Williams

BPS Confirm Death: 50-Yr-Old Anthony Williams

The police have confirmd the death of 50-year-old Anthony Williams, who died following a collision in Hamilton Parish early Sunday morning. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 50-year-old Anthony Williams and extends condolences to his family and friends. “Mr. Williams was seriously injured... Read more of this article

50-Year-Old Man Dies Following Traffic Collision

50-Year-Old Man Dies Following Traffic Collision

[Updated: Police have confirmed that a 50-year-old man has died.] Emergency services responded to a collision involving a motorcycle and taxi, at approximately 12.30am this morning [Sept 4] on North Shore Road in Hamilton Parish. Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service personnel tended to the injured rider before he was transported by ambulance to King Edward... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of 38-Year-Old Dion Fox

Police Confirm Death Of 38-Year-Old Dion Fox

Police have confirmed the death of Dion Anthony Fox of Clarke’s Hill in St. David’s who died as a result of a road traffic collision that took place in the Dominican Republic. Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines said: “Bermuda Police Service can confirm the death of 38 year old Dion Anthony Fox of Clarke’s Hill St. David’s... Read more of this article