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TODAY'S CRIME REPORT 2017

July 31, 2017



MAN DIES CUTTING DOWN TREE IN NORTH ELEUTHERA
Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of an American adult male Winter Resident from Maryland that occurred in North Eleuthera on Sunday 30th July 2017.

Preliminary reports are that shortly after 9:00am, the man was cutting a large tree at his home in North Eleuthera, when the tree "broke free" and struck him. The man was taken to the island's local clinic, where he was pronounced dead. An autopsy will be performed to determine the exact cause of death. Investigations are ongoing. ELDERLY PEDESTRIAN KILLED AFTER BEING STRUCK BY A TRUCK
Officers from the Police Traffic Department are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of an elderly woman who was struck by a truck on Sunday 30th July 2017.

Preliminary reports are that shortly after 11:00am, the woman was attempting to cross the southern thoroughfare of the Tonique Williams-Darling Highway, when a Mack Truck traveling west being driven by a male struck her.

The woman was pronounced dead on the scene. The driver of the truck remained on the scene, and is assisting police with their investigations. Investigations are ongoing.

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