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Tourist killed in Ocho Rios crash, another dies from heart attack

Published:Tuesday | March 12, 2019 | 12:00 AM

The Jamaica Tourist Board and Jamaica Vacations are now assisting the families of two cruise ship passengers who died tragically in Ocho Rios, St Ann, yesterday.

According to a statement from the Tourism Ministry, one of the tourists was killed in a crash.

The other died from a heart attack.

The ministry said it could not divulge details at this point.

However, it said its teams have been in touch with all relevant parties to provide the necessary assistance.

"I would like to offer my condolences to the family and friends of both visitors, during this very difficult time," Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett said.

He also said his ministry was deeply saddened the tragedies.

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