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UPDATE: Student Dies After being Knocked Down By SUV Near School

UPDATE: Student Dies After being Knocked Down By SUV Near School
June 18
18:21 2019

UPDATE: Wednesday, June 19th. 2019 –
The Reporter has confirmed that a minor, who is 15 years old, has been formally charged with Manslaughter by Negligence, Causing Death by Careless Conduct, Driving a Motor Vehicle Without a Driver’s License, Driving Without Due Care and Attention, Driving a Motor Vehicle Without 3rd Party Risk Insurance and Driving an Unlicensed Vehicle.

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Tuesday, June 18th. –
A student from Our Lady of Guadalupe RC Primary School in Belmopan was knocked down this evening near the School. She was pronounced dead shortly after arriving at the Western Regional Hospital.

Sources say the student was crossing the street at the pedestrian ramp near the school when she was hit by an SUV, and multiple eyewitnesses claim the SUV was being driven by a minor.

Police sources have confirmed that the minor in custody will be charged for the death of Gabriella Corrales.

The Reporter has also been informed that the owner of the vehicle is an employee of Santander, and police are investigating the circumstances of how the minor was behind the wheel.

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The Reporter extends our sincere condolences to the family of Gabriella Corrales, 9 years old, and was a student at Our Lady of Guadalupe RC School in Belmopan.

A pedestrian ramp is a raised portion in the road that acts as both a speed-bump and a crosswalk.

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