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The deceased, Paul Liverpool.
The deceased, Paul Liverpool.

A motorcyclist died Friday morning in Friendship Bay, Bequia when he crashed into a coconut tree on his way to work.

The motorcyclist, Paul Liverpool, said to be in his 30s, was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash and is believed to have broken his neck on impact.

Liverpool, a heavy equipment operator, is originally from Union Island but lived in Paget Farm, Bequia with his wife, who is from the northern Grenadines island.

A source close to the family said that Liverpool’s widow and mother-in-law were both treated in hospital for stress-related conditions after the incident.

The source said the incident is especially distressing for the family since Liverpool was scheduled to sell the motorcycle later on Friday.

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His death brings the road fatality count this year to 19, according to police statistics.

The scene of the accident in Bequia.
The scene of the accident in Bequia.

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