Woman killed in freak accident in St. Ann

by May 12th, 2019

A woman was killed, when a large branch from a tree, fell onto the vehicle in which she was travelling, in the vicinity of Mystic Mountain, near Ocho Rios, St. Ann, yesterday (May 11) afternoon.

Dead is 85-year-old, Gloria Basco, of Tangle Wood in St. Ann.

Police reports are that about 4:50 pm yesterday, Ms. Basco was a passenger in a Mitsubishi motor car, being driven by another female.

Upon reaching the vicinity of the Mystic Mountain attraction, a large branch fell from a cotton tree unto the vehicle, trapping both women.

They had to be cut from the vehicle, by a team from the fire brigade.

Ms Basco was pronounced dead at hospital, and the other female admitted in stable condition.