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By SNO Staff

 

\Promising young cricketer Nick Elibox died in a vehicular accident in La Retraite, Monchy, Gros Islet early this morning, Feb. 4, 2018.

Elibox, 19, of Bexon was driving when he lost control of his grey Suzuki Vitara which ran off the road and overturned.

The accident occurred around 2 a.m.

He sustained severe head injuries and was pronounced dead.

Four other persons in the vehicle sustained minor injuries.

Elibox, a Castries Comprehensive Secondary School alumnus, was on cricket scholarship at Woodhouse Grove (England) in 2015 and played for Windwards Under-17.

This is the fourth fatal accident for 2018. And Elibox is the second promising sportsman who has died in a vehicular accident for the year.

Bradley Cyril, 19, of Beausejour, Gros Islet, a national football representative and track and field athlete, and Brandon St Omer, 18, of Beausejour, Gros Islet died when the motor car they were travelling in, along the Vide Boutielle Highway, veered off the road and collided into a wall, on Saturday January 20, 2018, about 12:30 a.m.

Cyril was reportedly the driver.

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