Farm worker dies in US crash

ST CATHERINE, Jamaica — A Jamaican farm worker has died from injuries sustained during a crash while working in the United States.

Dopson Wynter, from Pennington District in Lluidas Vale, St Catherine died on Saturday. He was among a group of workers who departed Jamaica less than a week ago.

According to OBSERVER ONLINE sources, another driver slammed into a car Wynter was driving while on the job, killing him on the spot.

Relatives who described Wynter as a "passionate family man" have asked for privacy as they mourn his death.

The crash that claimed Dopson’s life came a day before two brothers from Clarendon got into trouble after jumping, around 11:00 pm Sunday, from the infamous Jaws Bridge that connects Edgartown to Oak Bluffs in Massachusetts.

The body of Tavaris Bulgin, 26, was recovered around 6:30 Monday morning. The search continued Tuesday for his 21-year-old brother, Tavaughn Bulgin who is presumed dead.

READ: ‘Unimaginable tragedy’: Jamaican family devastated after one brother drowns, other missing in US

The brothers were working at a restaurant in Martha’s Vineyard for the summer as part of the popular work-and-travel programme which employs hundreds of university students from Jamaica each year.

- Nikel Innerarity

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