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Police: American woman, Jamaican man die in BVI boat crash

January 26, 2015

ROAD TOWN, British Virgin Islands (AP) — Authorities in the British Virgin Islands on Monday identified two people who died in weekend boat crash as a U.S. woman and a Jamaican man who were employed at a luxury resort.

The two workers of the Oil Nut Bay resort on the island of Virgin Gorda died over the weekend when the 38-foot inflatable boat they were traveling on slammed into a rock.

A Monday police statement identified the dead 27-year-old woman as Kari Anne Way, whose Facebook page says she hailed from Charlevoix, Michigan. The Jamaican man was identified as Howard Anderson.

Three other resort workers and one guest remain hospitalized in stable condition.

Police are continuing investigations into the deadly crash. They have not said who owns the inflatable boat.

A representative of the Oil Nut Bay resort declined comment Monday.

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