US citizen charged following fatal crash in St Elizabeth
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ST ELIZABETH, Jamaica – A US citizen charged with causing death by dangerous driving was granted bail in the sum of $300,000 in relation to last Friday’s fatal crash on the Font Hill main road in St Elizabeth.

Charged is Caleb Ampiah-Davis, a resident of Utah.

The fatal crash claimed the lives of Savanna-La-Mar Primary School Spanish teacher Danielle Blake, 31, and taxi operator Hector Munroe.

Police said Ampiah-Davis, who was the driver of a Mitsubishi L200, is to return to court in St Elizabeth on November 23.

Reports are that about 11:30 am, a Mitsubishi L200, heading towards Black River, swerved to avoid a pothole and collided with the taxi in which Blake was a passenger.

READ: Teacher killed in two-vehicle crash in St Elizabeth

Blake was pronounced dead at hospital while the others were admitted for treatment. Munroe succumbed at hospital on Monday.

Six other people were also injured in the incident.

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