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British visitor’s tragedy at Thunder Bay


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British visitor’s tragedy at Thunder Bay
Thunder Bay beach at Lower Carlton, St James, was the site of the tragic incident where a British visitor collapsed in the water. (Picture by Reco Moore)

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An 80-year-old British visitor collapsed in the sea on New Year’s Day at Thunder Bay Beach, Lower Carlton, St James.

Police said he was part of a catamaran cruise that had stopped for lunch at Thunder Bay around 2 p.m. when he went for a swim.

Eyewitnesses told the Daily Nation his name was David and they heard his wife begging for him to be okay.

The man was transported to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital where he was pronounced dead in the emergency room around 2:45 p.m.  (Nation News)


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