A woman becomes the country’s first traffic fatality for 2013….

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Ms Virgina Williams is the country's first Traffic Fatality for 2013.

WOMAN KILLED IN PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENT

Nassau, Bahamas — Police are investigating the death of a woman who was allegedly killed by a motorist as she attempted to cross Prince Charles Drive in the area of Pine Barron Road on Friday night.

The victim is Ms. Virginia Williams a former security officer at PMH.

According to police reports, the victim, who has not been identified, was struck shortly around 5:30pm when she stepped into the pathway of a 1997 Mercury Sable vehicle license number 187211 that was traveling east on Prince Charles Drive.

The victim was taken to hospital via EMS personnel where she later succumbed to her injuries.

A 49-year-old male driver of the vehicle is assisting officers from the RBPF Traffic Division with their investigations into this matter.

Eight Haitian Nationals arrested for trafficking $1.3 million in drugs into the Bahamas

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INAGUA, Bahamas — Eight (8) Haitian men are in custody as a result of a large drug bust by Operation Bahamas, Turks and Caicos (OPBAT) in Inagua on Friday.

According to police reports, around 9:00am officers assigned to OPBAT acting on information conducted a search for dangerous drugs on a Haitian vessel by the name of The L’assistance Express that had just arrived at Great Inagua from Haiti.

During the search officers uncovered eighty-nine (89) kilos of suspected cocaine. Eight (8) men were on board the vessel. They were all subsequently arrested and taken into custody.

The estimated street value of the drugs is $1.3 million dollars.

The suspects and the drugs have all been flown into the capital.

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