Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Vieux Fort Man Dies After Hit & Run Incident

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A Vieux Fort man has died following a hit and run incident Thursday, police have confirmed.

Law enforcement officials identified the victim as Shane Laurencin alias ‘Burglar’.

They say he was 43 years old and had a history of mental illness.

A minibus collided with him.

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As a result, the pedestrian sustained severe head and other injuries

The Saint Lucia Fire Service (SLFS) says that the Vieux Fort fire station dispatched emergency personnel to the scene.

The accident occurred along the Vieux Fort-Laborie Highway.

The emergency personnel  responded after someone reported the accident about 7.08 pm.

SLFS spokesman, Damian Jn Baptiste said the patient was unresponsive, without a pulse and was not breathing.

The emergency crew transported Laurencin to St Jude Hospital where medical officials pronounced him dead. 

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