Shock, grief over St Mary woman’s death in fiery Thomas crash | Loop Jamaica

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Shock and grief have emerged among associates and well-wishers of a St Mary woman who died in a fiery motor vehicle crash along the Rowlandsfield main road in St Thomas on Friday.

She has been identified as 58-year-old Patrisha Brown of Warner Street, Port Maria in St Mary.

According to reports, about 11am, Brown was among four passengers in a Nissan Tiida motorcar heading to a funeral when the driver lost control of the vehicle.

The unit then rode an embankment and overturned.

Brown ended up being trapped in the vehicle, which subsequently caught fire.

Firefighters and the police were alerted and Brown’s body was eventually retrieved from the burnt out shell of the vehicle.

The scene of the car crash with the vehicle being burnt to a crisp with Brown inside it.

The driver of the car and the three other passengers were taken to hospital, where they received treatment for their injuries.

Several social media users expressed their condolences to family members of the St Mary resident as news of her death surfaced.

“RIP my classmate. This is so sad. My deepest condolences to her children and family,” wrote Ann Gordon on Facebook.

Andrew Darlington shared: “Port Maria shake up dis mon! RIP Miss P. Mi can’t believe this. We lost a good lady”.

Another Facebook user, Ian Johnson, wrote: “Oh my. RIP Miss P. I remember the days when you made sure that your kids got a solid education. My condolences…”

The St Thomas police and the fire brigade are investigating the development.