On December 16, at 11:10 p.m., the 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched officers to the Melvin H. Evans Highway to investigate a single-car accident in the vicinity of Estate Cane Carlton on St. Croix.
The preliminary investigation revealed that the male driver – operating a white 2009 Ford Ranger heading westbound – lost control of the vehicle, causing it to overturn. The driver, not wearing a seat belt, was ejected from the vehicle and expired on the scene. The driver has yet to be identified.
The VIPD’s Traffic Investigation Bureau is investigating the cause of the accident.
All individuals listed as arrested or charged with a crime in this press release are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
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