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The deceased, Kellon Stapleton aka Screech. (Photo: Fonando K Horne /Facebook)
The deceased, Kellon Stapleton aka Screech. (Photo: Fonando K Horne /Facebook)
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A mechanic died at the scene in Rose Hall when the vehicle he was driving overturned in the North Leeward community about 1 a.m. Wednesday.

The dead man has been identified as Kellon Stapleton aka Screech.

Stapleton’s passenger, a male, was also injured in the incident, which occurred in the Belmont area of the community.

The passenger was taken to hospital, but iWitness News was unclear about his status at the time of publication.

Stapleton is the second driver to die after crashing in North Leeward this year.

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On Jan. 26, Maurice Murphy, 57, of Redemption Sharpes became the first road fatality in St. Vincent and the Grenadines this year, when he died in a car crash in Troumaca.

Murphy was driving in the North Leeward community around 11:40 a.m. when he reportedly lost control of the vehicle and crashed into a retaining wall.

Murphy sustained serious injuries and a medical practitioner pronounced him dead at the scene, police said at the time.