(UPDATED) A 39 year old pedestrian is dead, after being involved in a road traffic accident in Speightstown Friday night.
He has been identified as Lee Bovell of Rose Hill, St. Peter.
According to police, the accident occurred around 10 minutes past 10 p.m. at the junction of the KNR Husbands Highway and Church Street, St. Peter. Police say Bovell was crossing the highway when he was struck by an SUV traveling in a southward direction.
The deceased is said to have suffered multiple lacerations about his body and a broken right foot. He died on the spot.
Family members visited the scene and formally identified the body.
The accident is the twelfth fatal collision to occur this year, resulting in 13 deaths.