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Family Of Traffic Fatality Victim Speaks

GRAND BAHAMA, BAHAMAS – The family of a woman who died in a car accident on West Bay Street on Saturday night says she was a joyful person who leaves behind two young sons.

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GRAND BAHAMA, BAHAMAS – The family of a woman who died in a car accident on West Bay Street on Saturday night says she was a joyful person who leaves behind two young sons.



Grieving family members say the woman who died in a car accident near City Market West Bay Street on Saturday night is 26-year-old Lashonna Taylor-Sands, a wife and mother of two.

According to police, Sands was a passenger in a vehicle travelling west along West Bay Street. The driver, who relatives say was the woman’s husband, lost control and collided into a tree in the median near the junction of Cambridge Ave. and West Bay Street.

The 26-year-old died on scene, while her husband and two sons were hospitalized.

Taylor Sands’ passing leaves her family crushed. They describe her as fun, bubbly, and humorous.

Her cousin 26-year-old Andrenique Moxey says they spent most of their time together as children.

Our News spoke to Taylor Sands’ relatives who are based in Freeport, Grand Bahama.

The 26-year-old moved the Nassau eight years ago, got married, and started a family giving birth to two boys ages three and seven.

She wanted to move to Canada according to her relatives. When there, she planned to bring her sick mother to receive health care in that country.

Her aunt Delerease Rolle remembering her ability to bring people together. Other relatives, like her uncle Shimron Rolle, say she was a role model.

Her Majesty’s Coroner visited the scene of the accident on Saturday night.

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