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Elderly man mowed down, killed in Portland

Jamaica Observer

Monday, August 06, 2012 | 3:17 PM    

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PORTLAND, Jamaica — An elderly man is now dead following an accident in Portland on Saturday.

He has been identified as 88-year-old Phillip McLaughlin of Windsor Castle, Portland. McLaughlin died yesterday as a result of injuries he sustained.

The Buff Bay Police report that about 7:30 pm, on Saturday McLaughlin was walking along the Windsor Castle main road when he was hit by a motor car.

He was taken to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries the following day. The driver of the motor car has since been taken into custody.

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