A male police officer and a woman died today in a pre-dawn crash on Dam Head main road in St Catherine – just before entering Bog Walk Gorge from the Spanish Town side.

The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) told The Beacon that the deceased police officer is 27-year-old Constable Ramone Smith, who was attached to the Operations Branch.

He is a resident of Linstead, St Catherine.

The JCF, up to publication time, said the deceased woman was still unidentified.

It stated that, about 3:30AM, both persons were travelling in a white Nissan AD Wagon, which collided with a motor truck.

Smith, who is pictured above, was the driver.

The JCF noted that investigations are ongoing.

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By Mills