A 25 year old pedestrian from Faux A Chaud is dead as a result of a road accident Monday on the Vide Bouteille Highway.
The deceased has been identified as Ted Leriche.
According to emergency officials, Leriche was attempting to cross the road when he was hit by a car, resulting in one of his legs being severed from his body.
He had earlier attended the beach event – Vice, the emergency officials told St Lucia Times.
It was reported that a medical doctor who was on the scene performed CPR as the victim was being transported to Victoria Hospital.
But Leriche was later pronounced dead.
The Saint Lucia Fire Service said it received an emergency call in relation to the accident about 1:20 a.m.
A relative of the deceased told St Lucia Times that news of his tragic death came as a shock.
The relative said he had recently landed a job as a construction worker.