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10-y-o Boy Crushed to Death by JUTC Bus in Gregory Park, St Catherine

10-y-o Boy Crushed to Death by JUTC Bus in Gregory Park, St Catherine

The Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) have confirmed that a minor lost his life early Friday morning while traveling on route to school.

The victim has been identified to be a 10-year-old student of the Rousseau Primary School in St Andrew, Jevon Elliot Owen, from Gregory Park, Portmore, St Catherine.

According to reports, the child was traveling on the JUTC bus which operates on the route from Christian Gardens to Half-Way-Tree, at about 7:15 am.

It is theorized that the child fell from the bus as he attempted to exit to his stop, then was run over by the rear wheel of the bus.

He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The police have issued a warning to the driver of the bus that he may be facing possible charges, pending the results of the investigations.

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