Police name teenager killed in crash
A teenager killed in an early-morning crash in Hamilton Parish over the weekend was named by police yesterday.
Jen-Naya Simmons, 18, died after she lost control of her motorcycle on North Shore Road at about 3.30am on Sunday.
She was rushed to hospital, but was pronounced dead a short time later.
Ms Simmons is the seventh person to die on Bermuda’s roads this year.
A spokesman for the Bermuda Police Service said that a family liaison officer has been assigned to the family.
He added: “The service would like to extend our sincere condolences to family and friends of the deceased.”
Dennis Lister III, chairman of the Bermuda Road Safety Council, offered condolences.
Mr Lister said: “Any life lost is a life too many.”
He added: “The Road Safety Council will continue to work hard to implement the Government road safety plan Operation Caution, encouraging timely conversation and action around creating safer roads for a safer Bermuda.”
Police have appealed for witnesses to the crash.
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