(CMR) Cayman Brac resident, 23-year-old Marlon Findley, passed away shortly after 2:00 am Saturday morning when his Honda Fit collided with the old power light building. The site has been the location of several road fatalities over the years.
Police confirmed that emergency services on the sister island responded to a fatal single-vehicle collision along Dennis Foster Drive in the vicinity of Public Works. Ironically Findley, who would be celebrating his 24th birthday in August, also worked for Public Works Department on the Brac.
The vehicle was traveling eastbound when it left the roadway and collided with a fence and a building. Findley of the vehicle was pronounced dead on the scene.
Investigations into the collision are ongoing, and accident reconstructionists from Grand Cayman are traveling to Cayman Brac this morning to assist.
Motorists are advised that the roadway is still closed in the vicinity of the collision as the scene is being processed. Persons residing in or otherwise requiring access to the area will be granted access.
Otherwise, westbound traffic traveling past the area is advised to take an alternate route via Ashton Reid Drive and Songbird Drive before turning back onto Dennis Foster Drive. Eastbound traffic is advised to travel via Heights Road and Captain Mabry Drive to Songbird Drive and Ashton Reid Drive. Alternatively, persons may travel via South Side Road.
Findley was described by many as being a very pleasant young man that was raised by his grandmother. His father also resided on the Brac and worked at a local hotel for many years.