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September 5th, 2018
Two men rushed to hospital following boat accident

WEST END, Tortola, VI – Two men were last evening, September 4, 2018, rushed to the Peebles Hospital, following a boating accident.

July 12th, 2017
UPDATE: Search continues for Deshaun M. Bryan aka 'Bongo'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The search is continuing for Deshaun M. Bryon aka ‘Bongo’, the person identified as missing following a boating mishap in Sir Francis Drake Channel, between Road Harbour on Tortola and Peter Island last evening, July 11, 2017.

March 6th, 2017
Oops! Boat crashes through fence @ McNamara!

MCNAMARA, Tortola, VI- In what many described as a freak accident, a boat being pulled by a truck on a trailer this evening Monday March 6, 2017 around 6:00 PM lost control and slipped off its trailer, ending up in the yard of a resident located at the entrance of McNamara, in Road Town on the main island of Tortola.

June 25th, 2016
Man dies following boat accident in Road Harbour

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Information just reaching Virgin Islands News Online is that a young man has died from injuries suffered in a freak boating accident in Road Harbour this morning, June 25, 2016.

February 22nd, 2016
Fossi consumed alcohol on day of fateful accident- Court told

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Today February 22, 2016, Justice Nicola Byer and members of the Jury heard closing arguments of both the Prosecution, lead by Crown Counsel Valston Graham and defence attorney Rebecca Trowler in the manslaughter case against Steve Fossi, the boat captain at the centre of an investigation following an accident on January 24, 2015.

February 21st, 2016
UPDATE: Steve Fossi diagnosed with PTSD following boat accident 

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As the case of manslaughter against Steve Fossi comes to a close, the Jury heard testimony by way of video conferencing from a psychologist who has diagnosed Fossi with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), the wartime mental condition brought on by experiencing a severe stress or traumatic event.

April 24th, 2015
Barge collides with charter boat @VG

ST THOMAS BAY, Virgin Gorda, VI- A charter boat from St Thomas sustained a major rip to its hull, among other damages, when it was hit by a barge in St Thomas Bay, Virgin Gorda yesterday April 23, 2015.

March 26th, 2015
UPDATE: Fossi granted $200K bail; 'devastated'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola. VI - Embattled boat captain Stephen Fossi was granted bail in the sum of two hundred thousand dollars ($200,000) when he appeared in the Magistrate's Court moment's ago, March 26, 2015 on the charge of two counts of manslaughter.

March 25th, 2015
UPDATE: Fossi charged with two counts of manslaughter

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Stephen Fossi, the captain in the deadly boat accident off Virgin Gorda on January 24, 2015 has been charged with two counts of manslaughter and is to appear in the Magistrate’s Court tomorrow, March 26, 2015.

May 23rd, 2014
Dion Stevens charged with manslaughter; granted $85K bail

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Dion Stevens, 33, was granted bail in the sum of $85,000 after he appeared before the Magistrates court today, May 23, 2014 on a charge of manslaughter.



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