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Man Dies In Sixth Traffic Fatality Of The Year In Grand Bahama

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Godfrey Cooper

BY DENISE MAYCOCK

Tribune Freeport Reporter

dmaycock@tribunemedia.net

FREEPORT - Grand Bahama recorded its sixth traffic fatality on Sunday when a 27-year-old man died from injuries he sustained in accident sometime last week.

The victim died at hospital around 2pm. Two other men, who were passengers with him in the vehicle, were also injured and taken to hospital.

Inspector Terecita Pinder reported that the sometime around 11.20m last Thursday a traffic accident occurred on Queens Highway east of the Fishing Hole Road.

According to police investigations, a silver-coloured 2007 Chevrolet Malibu was travelling west along Queens Highway when the driver lost control of the vehicle.

The car overturned several times and landed in bushes off the west bound lane. It was extensively damaged.

Inspector Pinder said the two passengers were taken to the Rand Memorial Hospital.

One of the men was treated and discharged. The other is still detained.

Police have not released the name of the victim, but The Tribune understands he is Godfrey Cooper.

Police investigations are continuing.

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