Churchgoers killed in crash

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Two women who were on their way to church were killed after they were hit by a motorcar on Spanish Town Road in the vicinity of White Lane, Kingston 11, Sunday morning.

They have been identified as 65-year-old Bernice Gray and Elser Stone, 51, both of Henley Road, Kingston 11.

Reports from the Hunts Bay Police are that about 8:30 am, the driver of a Honda Partner motorcar was driving along Spanish Town Road to Three Miles.

On reaching the vicinity of White Lane, another car reportedly drove into the path of the Honda motorcar.

The driver of the Honda motorcar lost control of the vehicle which reportedly mounted the sidewalk and crashed into the bus stop. Gray died on the spot. Stone sustained multiple injuries and was taken to the Kingston Public Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

The driver of the Honda motorcar was arrested and charged for two counts of manslaughter and is to appear in the Half-Way-Tree Resident Magistrate’s court on Tuesday.