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MAN DIES IN EARLY MORNING CAR ACCIDENT

A 46-year-old man was killed early Tuesday morning when an out-of-control car struck his vehicle as he was driving on Queen Mary Highway.
Miguel Morales of Upper Love was driving east at approximately 4:30 a.m. when his Honda Civic was struck by an oncoming car, according to Deputy Police Chief Novelle Francis.
Morales was taken to Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital, where he was pronounced dead by the emergency room physician, Francis said.
Francis didn’t release the name or age of the driver of the other vehicle but said it was "quite possible, if there is negligence on the driver’s part, that there could be charges."
Queen Mary Highway was also the site of a traffic fatality on May 3. Abraham Samuel, 70, of Barren Spot was killed when his Mercury Tracer was struck by a Jeep at the Concordia intersection. The occupants of the Jeep, who were not seriously injured, were visitors to the island.
And in April, James Henry, 69, of Sion Farm was killed when his compact car was struck by a dump truck near the St. Croix Container Port. The truck dragged Henry's Chevrolet Sprint 250 feet into a light pole. Henry was ejected from the vehicle and died on the spot. The driver of the truck was uninjured.

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