Residents set car on fire after two-year-old child dies in crash

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The Spanish Town Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding an accident that claimed the life of 2-year-old Tayshawn McDonald of March Pen Road in Spanish Town, St. Catherine yesterday.

Reports are that about 11:30 a.m., Tayshawn was in his community when he was hit by a Suzuki Swift motorcar that was travelling along 19 Lane towards March Pen Road. He was transported to hospital by a passing motorist where he died whilst being treated.

The vehicle was subsequently set ablaze by an angry mob after the occupants fled the scene on foot. The Police and members of the Spanish Town Fire Department were contacted to conduct cooling down operations.

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