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UPDATE: Two killed in Palisadoes Road crash

Friday, June 21, 2013 | 7:00 PM    

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KINGSTON, Jamaica — The two students who died in an accident on the Palisadoes main road Friday afternoon have been identified.

They are 21-year-old Cadet O’Brien Tapper and Luke Dillon, 19, both student of the Caribbean Maritime Institute.

Police report that at about 12:30 pm the deceased were travelling in a Honda Civic towards Harbour View when the vehicle collided with a Mitsubishi Pajero travelling towards the airport.

Police said one of the men in the Honda civic died on the spot while the other died at hospital.

Reports are that the driver of the Pajero has been admitted to hospital in serious condition.

Transport Minister, Dr Omar Davies, expressed his sadness at the students’ deaths and extended condolences to their families, while cautioning motorists to be cautious on the roads.

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