Monday 17 June, 2019

Young St Elizabeth farmer loses his head in motorcycle crash

A young farmer died in a motor vehicle collision on the Ridge Pen main road in St Elizabeth on Thursday.

He is Chad Burton, 24, of Beacon district in the parish.

The crash occurred about midday when a motorbike that was being driven by Burton collided with a pick-up truck.

Burton was hit from the cycle, and crashed into a gate.

He ended up being decapitated, as the impact caused his head to be separated from the rest of his body.

The police are investigating the incident.

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