Tuesday 20 August, 2019

Motor vehicle 'mishap' at home claims elderly woman’s life

A senior citizen has died in what is understood to have been a tragic motor vehicle mishap in St Andrew on Saturday night.

The deceased has been identified as 85-year-old Dorraine Clemetson of Hopeton Drive in the parish, who was a retired school principal.

The Constant Spring police reported that about 8pm, Clemetson asked a relative of hers to reverse her car out of her driveway.

The relative reportedly lost control of the vehicle while in the process of reversing it, and the vehicle ended up running over Clemetson.

She was taken to a hospital by residents of the community, but was pronounced dead.

Police investigations are ongoing into the incident.

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