Roseu (Dominica), July 22 IANS | 5 months ago

Dominica's former national cricketer Gifford Walsh has died in an accident here.

Walsh was driving a vehicle in a southerly direction Saturday when it collided with another vehicle travelling in the opposite direction on the Macoucherie public road, the police said, reports CMC.

Walsh lost control of the vehicle after impact as it overturned and was pronounced dead on the scene by a medical officer.

"Gifford Walsh was truly a nice person, someone who dedicated a lot of his time to cricket and someone who really loved cricket," president of the Dominica Cricket Association, Emanuel Nanthan told Dominica Vibes Monday.

Prior to his death, Walsh was helping to coordinate the upcoming West Indies Women's Cricket League, along with his wife Regina Walsh who is also a Roseau City councillor.

(Posted on 22-07-2014)

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