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Man Killed in Two Vehicle Accident on STX


One man was killed early Wednesday in a two-car accident that took place on Route 703, Orange Grove Road, in the vicinity of the former St. Dunstan’s Episcopal School on St. Croix.

The V.I. Police Department identified the victim as 35-year-old Sito Martin of Constitution Hill.

According to police, at about 3:05 a.m. Wednesday, the 911 Emergency Call Center was notified of a two-car auto accident that occurred on Route 703.

Officers traveled to the scene and discovered two vehicles, a 2000 Suzuki Vitara and a 2018 Ford F-150, had been involved in a head-on collision.

The investigation into the accident revealed the Ford F-150, traveling north, collided with the Suzuki Vitara, traveling south, in the southbound lane, police said.

Martin was the driver of the Suzuki, according to police. He was gravely injured in the accident, and transported via ambulance to the Gov. Juan Francisco Luis Memorial Hospital, where he later died of his injuries, police said.

This case remains under investigation by the VIPD Traffic Investigation Bureau.

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