Teen dies in early morning accident

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Police are investigating the circumstances which led to the death of 19-year-old Mark Arjune, who died in an accident on Sunday morning on the Strathspey, East Coast Demerara road.

According to a police report, the driver of motorcar, PPP 6666, Dellon Davison, 29, of William Street, Georgetown was under the influence of alcohol and proceeding east along the roadway at a fast rate, when he swerved to avoid hitting a cow and crashed into an electrical post at around 04:40hrs.

Arjune, who was sitting in the front passenger seat, was pronounced dead on arrival at the Georgetown public hospital. Another passenger of the car was identified as 36-year-old Allen Batson of Princes Street, Lodge, Georgetown; he too was injured and is said to be in a stable condition while the driver was treated for minor injuries.

 

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