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Former correctional officer killed in road crash

Published:Sunday | May 24, 2020 | 12:00 AMGareth Davis/Gleaner Writer
A former correctional officer was hit from his bicycle before these two cars crashed into a ravine near Buff Bay, Portland yesterday afternoon. The former warden was pronounced dead at hospital, while the injuries of the occupants of the vehicle were not considered serious (Gareth Davis photo).

A former correctional officer died in a motor vehicle crash in Portland yesterday. 

He has been identified as Rollin Brown, a former warden. 

He was allegedly hit from his bicycle in Buff Bay as two motor vehicles sped and crashed into a ditch about 4:00 p.m. yesterday.  

The police say both vehicles were travelling westerly from Buff Bay, when the drivers lost control as they approached a corner near the community of Woodstock. The cars ran off the road and into a ravine. 

Brown was hit during the incident. He was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead. The injuries to the passengers of both motor cars were not considered serious.

The Buff Bay Police are investigating.   

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