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Man dies following boat accident in Road Harbour

-identified as Trevon Thomas aka ‘Mutty Don’
A boat accident, which was caught on tape (left) this morning, June 25, 2016 in Road Harbour, has claimed the life of a young man, Trevon Thomas aka 'Mutty Don' (right). Photo: Team of Reporters
Trevon Thomas aka Mutty Don reportedly sent this photo to a friend shortly before he became involved in a boating accident in Road Harbour this morning, June 25, 2016. Photo: Team of Reporters
Trevon Thomas aka Mutty Don reportedly sent this photo to a friend shortly before he became involved in a boating accident in Road Harbour this morning, June 25, 2016. Photo: Team of Reporters
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.

According to reports, the man has been identified as Trevon Thomas aka ‘Mutty Don’.

Information is sketchy, but this news site learned from sources that Thomas, who is said to be from the US Virgin Islands, was in a boat when it slammed into an object in the water sometime after 9am.

The young man was flung into the water. He was rushed to Peebles Hospital with severe injuries and subsequently died.

The accident was caught on video and has been circulating on social media. Expressions of shock and condolences are also being shared on Facebook.

The video, which has been shared with this news site, shows two power boats moving at a fast rate alongside each other when one of the boats collided with an object in the water.

Another person who was in the boat, Tarik Aaron, was also injured and was rushed to hospital. It is not clear who was driving the boat at the time.

Police Information Officer Diane Drayton has confirmed the accident and the death of an individual.

"Police are confirming a lone boating accident this morning in Road Harbour. One male has died as a result of injuries sustained. No further information is available at this time. Investigations are ongoing into the matter," Drayton said in a statement sent to the media.

121 Responses to “Man dies following boat accident in Road Harbour”

  • Papalin (25/06/2016, 13:22) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
    Oh my God I was watching da race this morning Lord Jesus
    • qc (25/06/2016, 15:49) Like (5) Dislike (3) Reply
      this is a sad sad day for the young people
    • Karen (25/06/2016, 17:12) Like (21) Dislike (17) Reply
      the sins of the parents,when they spoil them children
    • Fools (25/06/2016, 19:20) Like (26) Dislike (2) Reply
      Racing in the harbor is at best reckless, dangerous, stupid and illegal. I hope charges are brought to the survivors, a name which apparently has constant run ins with the law already. Government need to institute new laws for these boaters, whereby they have to be certified to drive these fast boats. But as others have said, one by one they are killing themselves off, leaving behind devastated families that do nothing to stop these fools in the first place.
      • yo moda (25/06/2016, 22:30) Like (1) Dislike (37) Reply
        Your mother a fool t but we not sayin nothing. Because your parents didnt want you to have no boat or nothing dont mean other children cant have it. Why you dont leave people and there children alone and mind yur god damn business.
        • yo have a moda bich? (26/06/2016, 07:40) Like (0) Dislike (10) Reply
          That's why when you die you die bich we snicker and jeep it moving have all the fast boats and cars I'm just glad the ones who got them DUMB LIKE DIRT SO DIE SLOW BICH.
        • OG (26/06/2016, 09:25) Like (19) Dislike (0) Reply
          @yo Moda, little boy you need to go sit somewhere and learn how to have some respect for your elders. You here cursing someone's mother mean you are cursing your mother shows you have no respect for yours. Go and sit your little Toy Wannabe thug A$$ down you are not ready. Go pull up your drooping pants, take the play out gold off, get a hair cut and find the nearest education center. You want to play that street thug thing? Trust me, the streets is going to swallow you up. The streets don't have mercy for Toy wanna be thugs. Little boy, go humble yourself.
      • === (27/06/2016, 10:33) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
        so sad....
        just because you have the wide ocean doesn't mean that responsibility should be ignored. racing boats is like racing cars, some boaters drink and think nothing of it or are wreckless because they feel invincible. if the engine is more powerful than the boat is heavy, it can go airborne. We have to teach boaters responsibility. RIP.
    • @ papalin (27/06/2016, 01:16) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      Why you all like to call the lord name in vain?
  • Kez (25/06/2016, 13:28) Like (8) Dislike (8) Reply
    Cant believe this just the other day we spoke. I tired lose friends one after the next. I dont even know what to think. First love Rest In Peace Sweet Trevon aka Mutty or Mut Dog. My condolences to his family and close friends.
  • miss (25/06/2016, 13:32) Like (39) Dislike (15) Reply
    One by one...
  • Bunny (25/06/2016, 13:33) Like (11) Dislike (7) Reply
    R.I.P . don't know u but i know u will be missed.
  • Ha Ha (25/06/2016, 13:37) Like (29) Dislike (19) Reply
    Keep it up.... Ayo magic working
  • Hmm (25/06/2016, 13:38) Like (37) Dislike (17) Reply
    Always doing some recklessness
  • cay (25/06/2016, 13:40) Like (3) Dislike (2) Reply
    Oh no
  • rock city (25/06/2016, 13:41) Like (6) Dislike (12) Reply
    Deeds young people...sad
  • S.O.B Curse (25/06/2016, 13:42) Like (47) Dislike (13) Reply
    All dropping one by one
  • Oh Well (25/06/2016, 13:43) Like (33) Dislike (22) Reply
    Just a few more to go
    • oh well ur mother (25/06/2016, 14:19) Like (11) Dislike (17) Reply
      U should be next bour few more to go this is a death come on have respect mehnnn
      • huh (25/06/2016, 18:39) Like (16) Dislike (3) Reply
        The rest of us respect death but these boys don't respect death parents nothing then let them disrespect the devil then. Really no Fs given im sorry. When that crew gone no more entertainment for news that will be a sad day.
  • Russian Roulette (25/06/2016, 13:44) Like (35) Dislike (12) Reply
    I'll be shock if them boy live to see 35
  • humble (25/06/2016, 13:45) Like (9) Dislike (5) Reply
    Stay humble n maybe life shall be longer
  • Strups (25/06/2016, 13:50) Like (16) Dislike (95) Reply
    Wha kinda name is mutty don? Well is mutty done now... Get it? Ha
  • S.o.b (25/06/2016, 14:01) Like (10) Dislike (7) Reply
    R.i.p Mutty
  • Manslaughter (25/06/2016, 14:20) Like (78) Dislike (7) Reply
    Come out on bail to collect a manslaughter charge? Gotta be a fool
  • Online Now (25/06/2016, 14:21) Like (25) Dislike (15) Reply
    You bloggers are wicked the man has a family but thanks vino always first with breaking news
  • Legal Youth (25/06/2016, 14:29) Like (26) Dislike (9) Reply
    Down the valley one by one, what does that implies. They young celebrities of the BVI departing slowly but surely. Taking no heed, suffer the consequences
  • Oh No (25/06/2016, 14:35) Like (26) Dislike (5) Reply
    I'm so sad, I know this youngster from time he was going to primary school. As a parent, he never one day lost respect for me. Condolences to his family.
  • VIP ATTACK CANINE (25/06/2016, 14:45) Like (29) Dislike (48) Reply
    The NDP needs to stop release all those bad omen and evil ancestral spirits on the populace. Its only a matter of time before they turn round bite all yall NDPers.

    Yes, that's right, this accident is the NDP's fault.
    • WOWWWW (25/06/2016, 15:44) Like (10) Dislike (3) Reply
      @VIP ATTACK CANINE, Either you slept on the wrong side of the bed or you slip and put to much spice in your coffee, something is wrong with you. Do you know how CRAY, CRAY you sound? How is this the NDP'S fault? So in your CRAY,CRAY mind, NDP raise up from the ocean in front of the boat and the boat hit. Maybe you need to check yourself in to Peebles for a 72 hour mental evaluation.
      • Mockery (25/06/2016, 17:35) Like (21) Dislike (5) Reply
        Clealy by now you guys should know that post like VIP ATTACK CANINE are sarcastic.
  • Gunz (25/06/2016, 14:46) Like (31) Dislike (20) Reply
    I Swear half of ahu ain have a heart the mahn get in to an accident and die and half of yall have it as a joke and saying yall dont expect to see those guys live for long, yea they reckless at times but jah ain everyone perfect. #rip mutty
    • fake (25/06/2016, 15:23) Like (29) Dislike (6) Reply
      Hush yuh soft ms
    • No Fs given (25/06/2016, 15:37) Like (8) Dislike (3) Reply
      None my boy NONE.
    • It's ok (25/06/2016, 18:40) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
      We all have moments when truth hurts.
      Such moments of truth could be a saviour for some other youngster, so I say,thanks to "mockery"
    • ..... (26/06/2016, 13:42) Like (7) Dislike (0) Reply
      An accident is when someone is going about life regularly and then an unfortunate event occurs. These guys were racing in a harbour. What did they expect? This was no accident. He called for his own death and the other guy should be praise God that he was allowed to live.
  • Wow!! (25/06/2016, 14:57) Like (17) Dislike (6) Reply
    This one really hits home!!!
  • rip (25/06/2016, 15:18) Like (5) Dislike (25) Reply
    Mehn nutty how u gone, I miss u swerving thru traffic nutty sigh
  • Nutty (25/06/2016, 15:19) Like (4) Dislike (7) Reply
    Gone too soon R.I.P Nutty
  • kelo (25/06/2016, 15:49) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
    what I just saw him sitting by the crew last week
  • Mine (25/06/2016, 15:53) Like (29) Dislike (1) Reply
    I know the young man personally. My sympathies to his family. I know and I see some of these young people are living their lives so recklessly, but we still need to pray for them and encourage them. Some of these youngsters need to take a serious look at their lives,, they are falling one by one, to the others, this is reality check time. We need to pray for them and have a heart-to-heart talk with them. I am concerned for all the parties involved.
  • SCB (25/06/2016, 16:33) Like (4) Dislike (29) Reply
    Feel so bad for the arron family
  • Sue (25/06/2016, 16:52) Like (29) Dislike (3) Reply
    People needs to stop he is a human being and someone's child it could of been your child stop all you nonsense rest in peace son
  • mimi (25/06/2016, 16:53) Like (8) Dislike (6) Reply
    If yu don't have nothing good to say shut yur ass
  • Shy (25/06/2016, 17:15) Like (26) Dislike (4) Reply
    the aaroun family have curse on them......I wonda way it start from............root? head?
  • Rock paper scissors (25/06/2016, 18:11) Like (28) Dislike (4) Reply

    Well it was either death by boat, bike, or g*n...

  • miseeitall (25/06/2016, 18:17) Like (1) Dislike (5) Reply
    Shame N U fools life is life u heartlee people need to find somthing to do gosh mannnnnn
  • Real (25/06/2016, 18:29) Like (22) Dislike (26) Reply
    Alot Ah People Under Here Gah Something Bad To Say Bout Them Boy .. Throwing All Kinda Shade Under Here .. Bet None Ayuu Could Go And Tell Them Dhaa Doe .. Before Ayuu Show Some Kinda Condolences To He Family And Friends Ayuu Bad Talking The Boy .. Leh It Had Be Your Family Or Friend .. Some Ayuu Just Aint Gah No Heart Bruddah .. Ii Too Sure He Dont Disrespect Nobody .. He Died Doing Something He Love And Its Sad .. Idkk He Personally Just Used To See Him Around .. But My Condolences To His Family And Friends ..
    • Hmm (25/06/2016, 18:53) Like (2) Dislike (7) Reply
    • SPeak up (25/06/2016, 19:23) Like (13) Dislike (1) Reply
      If you real post your name from being the exact definition of a drider

    • Dark Cloud (25/06/2016, 19:23) Like (8) Dislike (0) Reply
      Same way you talk you write wow keep living on the edge
    • ha (25/06/2016, 20:53) Like (4) Dislike (4) Reply
      Soooo who and which one scare we? If they wasn't moving so fast on bike and with they yes man friend around nuff man will tell them to they face. To me the brace one did few years ago rest IS MUTT ......get it?
    • Guest (25/06/2016, 21:21) Like (45) Dislike (0) Reply
      After reading your post I would like to send my condolences to the Education System of the B.V.I. because you just proved its dead.......smdh.....
      • A concern crucian "all ah we is one" ❤ (30/06/2016, 20:43) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
        I couldn't agree with you more. I am from St.Croix and I always hear good things about Tortola. Always told myself I have to make it there one day. But I am in total disbelief reading all these comments
    • SMH (25/06/2016, 21:50) Like (4) Dislike (1) Reply
      well said
    • Sach (01/07/2016, 19:43) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      I'm with you 100%.Yall here commenting all kind a thing bout the boy ,now lets say if mutty was your child or close friend how would you feel if someone said those kind of things ,yall need get a life cuz the way yall talking is like the boy needed to die or something .Cuz if the situation was the other way around it woulda be a different story .At least he died doing something he loved with he parna them.It int to say he was a bad person or something ,he was safe .A seta people with no heart cuz while yall here bad talking the boy it got peolpe crying because they lost a friend .My condolences and may he r.i.p .Gone to soon .This one here had hurt me, int tired stop cry
  • ta ta (25/06/2016, 19:15) Like (2) Dislike (14) Reply
    I blame the ndp
  • Call Of Duty (25/06/2016, 19:16) Like (12) Dislike (0) Reply
    Man think this thing call life is a game and when u die 5 seconds later u going respawn and try again... NO!!!!!!!! It dont work so
  • .... (25/06/2016, 19:37) Like (9) Dislike (7) Reply
    Hold it down will Malik n Toddy The Good Die Young. SOB or not Mutty was good ppl never will be forgotten
  • The Reaoer (25/06/2016, 19:52) Like (3) Dislike (2) Reply
    Where is Really and To Real..U all dont like Me......Send them Home...They coming home,They coming Homing....The Reaper
  • So Sad... (25/06/2016, 19:58) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
  • Screamin Eagle (25/06/2016, 20:16) Like (7) Dislike (0) Reply
    As fast as you go death is even faster.Rip kid.
  • Serpico (25/06/2016, 21:01) Like (10) Dislike (0) Reply
    Live fast die young. Dont push it youths ur close to the edge.
  • Yes I (25/06/2016, 21:19) Like (13) Dislike (0) Reply
    Life over death. This is an unfortunate circumstances for those who were involved and those who lost their love one. I pray God be with the family and the survivors get a speedy recovery. Young men safety before all things. First line of defense is always the Heavenly Father . Someone folks on here like they are the judge of situations and circumstances. Please stop if we can't comfort each other it's best we remain silent.
  • More Gon Drop!! (25/06/2016, 22:54) Like (2) Dislike (4) Reply
    Snoopy coming back for them 1 by 1. 2016 gon be a year to remember in that place call Paradise. More families gon cry.
    • Oh Please (26/06/2016, 08:40) Like (2) Dislike (4) Reply
      @more going drop.... U going bring he back? Snoopy done rotting
      • More Gon Drop!! (26/06/2016, 10:32) Like (11) Dislike (0) Reply
        @Oh Please...I cant bring him back but you best believe before this year out all who had a part to play in his disappearance gone pay 1 by 1 and that includes you.
  • More Gon Drop!!! (25/06/2016, 22:59) Like (15) Dislike (1) Reply
    Karama, Ashes to Ashes ,Dust to Dust 6 feet under is a must. God over Evil!
  • Guyana (26/06/2016, 00:01) Like (0) Dislike (2) Reply
    why he had to die just so
  • Criminals (26/06/2016, 00:32) Like (8) Dislike (2) Reply
    Girls love the hard core criminals here for obvious reasons and act like they are angels that make little mistakes. Those who are are seriously negatively affected by these criminals knows better. If you only know good things, say good things, if not, that's how it is, give jack his jacket as you know it.
  • de silent one (26/06/2016, 08:30) Like (20) Dislike (0) Reply
    Look at the life style of the young man, his bling bling as they would call them, a speed boat with a high performance engine that cost about $25,000- $30,000 and he don't have any meaningful employment. It's so unfortunate for the way they are going, one by one. Aren't they paying attention, can't someone reach out to them
    • Phantom/NightRyder (26/06/2016, 12:14) Like (7) Dislike (0) Reply
      True that, it seems like someone with greenbacks is fronting these young cats with the bling and all the expensive stuff for favors. The young cats see $$ signs, they get caught up and when they F;;k up they got to go. These young cats is living a dangerous life.
  • zoe (26/06/2016, 09:10) Like (6) Dislike (0) Reply
    God we need u
  • we want the truth (26/06/2016, 11:15) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    so who was the captain of the boat at the time of the accident?
  • Going to say it (26/06/2016, 12:04) Like (6) Dislike (2) Reply
    Someone in the crew he was hanging with set up the accident. These little boys act like they have each other backs but underneath, they are plotting on each other. No one is loyal to anyone. It is all about number one. See,these youngsters these days don't listen, they act like the person who is giving them advise came out of their mother behind. They are so stupid to the point where they canot see that society set it up where they are killing each other off.
    Yeah, someone in his crew set the accident up. Yeah fake crew, you have a RAT/RATZzzz.
  • qc (26/06/2016, 12:40) Like (2) Dislike (2) Reply
    we will never know what really happened
  • max (26/06/2016, 13:04) Like (8) Dislike (0) Reply
    The Aaron's need prayers....lots of it..
  • ..... (26/06/2016, 13:48) Like (24) Dislike (0) Reply
    People on Fb talking about how the older people disrespecting the youth's death. I am also a youth here, and I do not see the disrespect they speak of. Everything on here is straight facts.

    What they did was reckless and for people to act like they were doing such a great thing, is the reason why these guys are the way they are. They are dropping dead on these scooters, now it's these boats. No one says you cannot ride a scooter or sail a boat, but there is a way it is to be done. You live by the sword, you die by the sword. We sending a message that what these guys were doing is okay. It was not, and we need to say it. He died by his own hands, no one else's.

    Condolences to family and friends for his loss. I hope the youths will take heed.
    • Concerned (27/06/2016, 10:56) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
      Well spoken my dear, and good grammar. The way you make your bed , that's how you will lay down in it. And yes you live by the sword and you will also die by the sword
  • Klu-klux (26/06/2016, 15:58) Like (4) Dislike (3) Reply
    This comment is to. OH Please, you stay strap because you are a paranoid punk. Think about this and remember, cement wears out after a while, he who is weighted down by cement shoes will one day surface. I'm quite sure your toy gangster A)) can't figure it out. So dude, you claim to be strap but, you can still get got.

  • police (27/06/2016, 01:18) Like (4) Dislike (2) Reply
  • @police (27/06/2016, 08:45) Like (12) Dislike (1) Reply

    Yea we need to hold it down and do like ayur crooked, theiving @$$3$.

  • S.C.B (27/06/2016, 10:03) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    R.I.P Mutty First it was Chance now Mutty
    proably flip in the skater
  • mom (27/06/2016, 10:07) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    we need prayer for this country everyday a young person dead are caunt fine what is happen mother o father o if ayu doing something bad stop it fallng and our children children. set the young people free what dropoff head drop and shoulder may his soul rest peace
  • Oh Please (27/06/2016, 10:59) Like (0) Dislike (2) Reply
    Klu klux i. WANT YOU SOULLLLL... Say ya name
    • K k (27/06/2016, 12:57) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      @ oh please, get behind thee devil. The devil is burning you big time. I guess the fire he has lit under your behind is not hot enough. You want my name? Drop yours first and we will have a showdown. MAN TO MAN on the strip.The devil can't beat GOD.
  • boater (27/06/2016, 11:37) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    The object that the boat hit is called a WAVE........ It either flipped or nose dive after that....
  • True Gangster (27/06/2016, 13:04) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    @OH PLEASE, loose lips sink ships, you show you just have mouth. Go chill somewhere under a tree and cool out. All you show is you are a coward hiding behind a GAT and SPAZZING out from running skirddddddd.
    • tywin lannister (28/06/2016, 07:56) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      anyone who must call himself a gangster is no true gangster
  • NYC (27/06/2016, 13:14) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Sooo, I see there is a wannabe wangster by the name oh please. Hmmm, dude stop. You are not so ready.You are small change in the till. When you reach big boy status we can talk.Slow down small fry, where is the fire.
  • ROCKMON (27/06/2016, 14:59) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    who the hell is the S.O.B CREW?DEM CURSE BUDDY!
  • Oh Please (27/06/2016, 15:43) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Yuh deaf i want ya soul... This aint a joke... U wouldnt wan a show down i'll burn ya turn ya skin pink
    • Ha Ha (27/06/2016, 19:24) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      Please boy stop wasting your energy. It's a wrap, no one is paying you no mind. Game old. Next.
  • de silent one (28/06/2016, 10:37) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply

    A word of advise to T****** and his little group/gang and what's left of it. Take back those three 300sx engines to Kingston that you'll stole earlier. Until you take them back, things will continue to happen to you'll. Be man and bold enough and just take them back. Stop violating people's property.

    • Thanks (28/06/2016, 15:12) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
      For real, even if they take them back, they are already curse. You don't violate people and their property and expect things to go well. Nothing but one set of theif man gang.
  • People Business (29/06/2016, 16:38) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Rest In Eternity Bro :-(

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