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Sep 5, 2016

Traffic Accident Victim Sat in the Middle of the Road

Edward Broaster

Police are investigating a fatal encounter between a resident of Carmelita, Orange Walk and an unknown man who chose to sit in the middle of the Burrell Boom-Hattieville road early in the morning – and wound up paying the ultimate price. ACP Edward Broaster has more details.


ACP Edward Broaster, Regional Commander, Rural Eastern Division

“This morning at about five a.m. we received reports of a traffic accident, a fatal one at that, on the Boom-Hattieville road, about two miles into the Boom Road off the Philip Goldson Highway, where one Mister Conorquie reported that whilst he was driving on the Boom-Hattieville Road, approaching a curve, he saw a dark-skinned male person sitting in the middle of the road, and unavoidably hit him, causing him to [be] deceased on the spot.”


Police say Margendon Conorquie was neither speeding nor under the influence of any substance at the time of the accident. As for the deceased man, police have no corroborating information about his condition. Conorquie’s Chevy Suburban is impounded in the Ladyville Police Station compound.

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