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Jacqueline Annette Martin
Jacqueline Annette Martin.

A female Vincentian masquerader died in Miami on Sunday after being struck by a truck providing music for a band in the Miami Broward One Carnival.

The woman has been identified as 54-year-old Jacqueline Annette Martin.

CBCMiami quoted Miami-Dade Police as saying that Martin was a masquerader in costume from the Mascots International Mas Band marching toward the main stage at the Miami-Dade County Fair and Expo.

A box truck with a trailer attached, stopped so the masqueraders could dance and perform for the event judges.

Martin’s cell phone dropped to the ground and rolled under the metal trailer. She went between the truck and trailer to retrieve her phone when the truck started moving again.

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Martin was then struck by the trailer.

She was transported to Kendall Regional Trauma Center where she died.

8 replies on “Vincentian dies after being hit by truck during Miami carnival ”

  1. So so saddened by this loss. Such a great soul she loved life n had a heart of gold. Jackie the Raveneau family of St. Lucia are praying for your loss to your family. You rest in peace until we meet.

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