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Man Succumbs to Injuries in Auto Accident

May 20, 2020

ST. THOMAS, USVI – On May 18 at around 4:54 p.m., the 911 Emergency Call Center received a report of an auto accident on Polyberg Hill involving a motorcycle.

The investigation into the incident revealed that a vehicle was turning onto Polyberg Hill when the rider of the motorcycle, which was traveling west, applied brakes to avoid hitting the vehicle. The rider lost control of the motorcycle, eventually hitting the vehicle.

The rider of the motorcycle, who was transported from the scene to the Roy Lester Schneider Regional Medical Center via ambulance for treatment, later succumbed to his injuries. He was identified as 28-year-old Uric Smith, Sr. of Oswald Harris Court.

This incident is under investigation. Anyone with information that can help police close this investigation is urged to call 911 or the Traffic Investigation Bureau at (340) 774-2211.

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