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Police identify man in fatal Clarendon accident

Published:Tuesday | February 24, 2015 | 11:59 AM

The police have released the identity of the man who was killed in last night's accident in Toll Gate, Clarendon.

The dead man has been identified as 42-year-old Rexon Haffenden, a mason from Havannah Heights in the parish.

Two other persons involved in the accident are now in hospital, their conditions are still unknown.

The incident reportedly occurred when a man driving a truck towards May Pen in the parish slammed into a trailer which was transporting a tractor.

The tractor’s loader bucket ripped off the top of the truck and decapitated its driver in the collision.

A minivan which was traveling behind the truck was also involved in the accident.

The driver of that vehicle had to be cut from the minivan by personnel from the Fire Brigade.

Meanwhile, the driver of the trailer has been taken in for questioning by the police.