Unconfirmed: Truck overturns on Spur Tree Hill

A truck laden with grocery items plunged over a cliff along Spur Tree Hill in St. Elizabeth this morning.

The circumstances which led to the crash is unknown.

There have been no immediate reports of injuries or fatalities.

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Damion Simms 04/04/2013 19:12:07
a wonda if mi caan get some a di groceries
Bevolyn Durrant 04/04/2013 14:27:02
I love going over that hill!!!!
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