UPDATE: Deceased in Vieux Fort accident identified

By SNO Staff

(SNO) – Police have identified the victim in the fatal accident in Vieux Fort on Sunday, July 8, 2018 as 18-year-old Rena Eugene.

Reports are that around 8 a.m., a motor car (PG7090) driven by the teen’s father – Rendal Eugene – ran off the road and overturned in the vicinity of the George Odlum Stadium/St. Jude Hospital — the first corner after the stadium, on the way to the quarry.

It is alleged that the father and daughter were heading home to Pierrot, Vieux Fort when the accident occurred.

The teen died on the spot after she was ejected from the vehicle.

Scene of the accident

A video obtained by our newsroom shows the father – a popular Twinz of Twinz DJ – crying and walking all over the road, shouting “rena, rena……..my child gasa, my child gasa” while his daughter’s body lay close by in a pool of blood.

He did not appear to be seriously injured in the video.

 

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82 comments

  1. Rest in peace princess..Rendal n family, I can't even find the right words to say to you' ..May God give you the strength needed through this time of grief..I sympathize with you ..My heart is aching...

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  2. My heart goes out to the family. This is a big loss to her dad, the two were inseparable. A young bright life cut so short, God needed you angel, RIP my love. Gone to soon but never forgoten😭

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  3. The bible rightly states that ,"For the living know they shall die, but the dead know not anything.Whether we live our life carefully or reckless, there will be a point in life where we will die.dead is not the end there is a judgement. Daniel 12:2 says, And many that sleep in the dust of the earth shall awake, some to everlasting life and some to shame and everlasting contempt.The best, safest and everlasting life to live is the one found in Jesus Christ.There is no other life out there than the one found in him. John 11:25 says I am the resurrection and the life, He that believe in me, though he may die, yet shall he live. Beautiful promise beautiful reassurance. May the family of the deceased be comforted in the Lord. Blessed are they that mourn, for they shall be comforted.

    (16)(3)
  4. Some of yall really know how to beat yall long beck!
    what if he was drunk?" HE COULD HAVE BEEN SOBER
    What if he was sleepy? " HE COULD HAVE BEEN FULLY ENERGIZED
    why she didn't have her sit belt."FIRST OF ALL ITS SEAT BELT,SECONDLY LEARN TO TAKE YOUR TIME WHEN TYPING.ACCIDENTS HAPPEN ANYWHERE ANYHOW.
    YALL JUST LIKE TO JUMP UP TAYLAYLAY AND SAY WHATEVER YALL WANT TO WITH THE BREATHE OF LIFE GOD GAVE YALL,
    YALL PROBABLY DON'T EVEN KNOW THE GUY NOR HIS CHILD AND YALL JUST WANT TO 'LEAVE A COMMENT' PUH FOR SOME OF YALL.THINK OF THE POSSITIVES SURROUNDING THIS ACCIDENT, HE WAS TRYING TO SAVE THEIR LIVES BY ESCAPING TWO SPEEDING ONCOMING VEHICLES!! SO IT'S NOT HIS FAULT HE LOST CONTROL ,THE MAN LOVED HIS DAUGHTER TO THE DEATH OF HIM YOU THINK HE'D WANT TO KILL HER? INSTEAD OF BLAMING THE FATHER BLAME JACKASS 1 AND 2 FOR SPEEDING ON A ROAD EVERYONE KNOW IS SLIPPERY WHEN WET ,DAMAGING A VEHICLE ,INJURING ONE AND KILLING THE OTHER, NOW MY FRIEND IS DEAD AND YALL JUST HERE BEATING YALL UNMOVAYTUH JOL BECKS ON SNO ,GASA EDUCATE YALL SELVES, LISTEN TO WHAT'S SPREADING ,PUT 1 AND 2 TOGETHER ,AND KEEP IT TO YOURSELF UNTIL YOU HEAR IT SOMEWHERE ELSE THEN YOU'LL GET SOMEWHERE ,PAH JUST DI SAH HORT VLAY DI,CHUPPPZZ
    I HOPE THEY WOULD GET THE OTHER DRIVERS INVOLVED,THEY KNOW WHAT TRANSPIRED SO THEY WOULD NEVER STOP, MOST OF YALL DON'T EVEN KNOW IT WAS A ' HIT AND RUN' BUT ZOR JUST CAH BY JOL ZOH VUH.

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    • Yeah, shut the F**k UP ! it's "You all" not YALL ... LEARN TO TAKE YOUR TIME WHEN TYPING ... B**ch !!

      (7)(9)
    • My dear, my advice to you:
      1. Learn to spell or run spell check on what you type if you are going to criticise the spelling of another in that same breath.
      2. Learn to punctuate, it will help bring clarity to what you are saying. It is quite a task deciphering what you are trying to bring across.
      3. You should have a chit chat with the law enforcement officials since you know so much about what transpired that unfortunate day.

      That being said, my heartfelt condolences to the mother of Rena, her father, her siblings and her family. It is never easy losing a loved one, death is something we can never get used to...Praying for Strength to cope with your loss...Sleep in eternal peace Rena.

      (8)(0)
  5. I felt her pain, may she rest in heavenly peace.

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  6. My condolences to the family of this young lady. May she rest in peace.

    A warning to all.....always wear your seat belt. If she had it on, the possibility of being ejected from the
    vehicle would be almost Nil. Better safe than sorry.

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  7. My condolences to the family of this young lady. May she rest in peace.

    A warning to all.....always wear your seat belt. If she had it on, the possibility of being ejected from the
    vehicle would be almost Nil. Better safe than sorry.

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  8. My condolences to Mr Eugene and.his family. Will be praying that God comforts you and fellow members of yiour family. Rember that this is not God's work

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  9. You see so many crazy things on the road theses days people driving with headphones on , children standing or hanging on to the door while their parents who love them have their seat belts on, driving with a fuzzy steering wheel and have your beloved pooch on you while you control a two ton piece of equipment. People please be careful.

    (4)(0)
  10. Its so sad losing your daughter my g may she rest in peace and hole on strong fada jah is with u thru out ur pain. I know about dat road especially dat corner, its a very tricky corner, the corner tempts to pull ur vehicle if u not a strong driver. So ppl accidents do happen n its so heart breaking da guy losing his daughter n so disgusting lucians quick to accuse n jugde n palay palay palay palaay smh

    (1)(1)
  11. i heard he was driving fast and reckless. is this true?. people have your seat belts cause if its one thing i learnt in defensive driving is what happend here. if you dont have it chances are you could be used as a weapon and your body can kill others by being thrown about in the vehicle and also thrown outside like what happen to this girl

    (2)(5)
  12. So many comments about what might have happened or whether he was speeding or whether she had a seat belt. Deep down y’all know the only reason y’all making these statements is to charge blame upon someone or something. Blame cannot bring the young lady back nor can blame console the father and family. It has happened, the most we can do is comfort the family. Stop this bickering about what may or may not happen. It is not important. Please!

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  13. Sincere condolences to the father, family & friends of the young lady. The father needs to seek counseling to help with the healing process of bereavement, guilt & blame he may be feeling. May she RIP

    (8)(1)
  14. teach our kids the ways of God rather the ways of the devil for destruction will surely strike

    (10)(1)
  15. Very sad,could imagine that happening to me and my teenage daughter .

    (2)(0)
  16. That very hurtful to see young people lost their lives am so sorry for the parents hole on don't give up god knows best and let him do the judge my sympathy goes out to you aii RIP.

    (2)(1)
  17. Seat belt please.......so many judges here...none were at the scene....RIP young soul....

    (18)(0)
  18. So sad. Always wear your seat belts peeps.
    It can make a difference between life and death for the most part.
    May the father find strength and courage to get through this tragedy.

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  19. Deepest condolences, sad she had her whole life ahead of her. I can't imagine your pain brother but my prayers are with you and your family.

    (26)(0)
  20. So sad!!! May her soul rest in peace to peace🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏

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  21. As a parent I can't imagine loosing anyone of my kids that way my sincere apologies to the father. I know it is hard time for you and your family. I pray God help you get through this time and her mother plz be strong.

    (16)(1)
  22. As a parent I can't imagine what you are going through. I pray that God give you the strength to face this tryi g time also to her mom who ever she is help her be strong g for both of you. Accept my sympathy!

    (7)(0)
  23. Lucians can be so inconsiderate you were not there and your sure don’t know what happened. You think the man would want to put his self in a position where he hurts his child????? She’s now dead unfortunately and he’s suffering due to the unfortunate circumstance. Accidents happens. Y’all too quick to speak on things y’all know nothing about. Condolences to the family and friends. Prayers up for the dad and deceased child.

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  24. It always baffles me that people are so quick to jump to conclusions when things happen. There is always a lack of seat belt, blaming driver, some prayers said here and there - the script is always the same.

    We say a prayer or write a scripture, but it always appears to be passive aggressive and judgemental.

    Where is the compassion? We seem to forget that we are not immune to such things. Instead of passing judgement on the father, saying a prayer, talking about seat belts, why don't we lift each other up? A young life was lost, a father is devasted and a community is grieving. it does not matter how it happened, put yourself in their shoes what would you want the public to do on your behalf?

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  25. You're sorry for he's loss but in the same breath judging him. He could have been driving fast or he's tire or the brakes. Losing he's daughter is the worst that could possibly have happened to him. You cannot say sorry for your loss and then add a but. Automatic fake apology so shut up. If you don't know sympathy and empathy then stay in your narrow minded mind.

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    • I'm sorry but the majority of your point was lost within your atrocious grammar. No matter how good your intentions, having grammar like that will always lose your point. And I don't want to hear any of this nonsense about but that's not the point, because it actually is. If you can't communicate, no one cares about what you're feeling

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  26. Concernedcitizen

    It was hard watching this ....I can't imagine what I would do if I lost my child like that. My deepest condolences to the father, watching u helpless and hurting brought me to tears. RIP

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  27. Ok.so.now one can.get ejected n.even.die.in.a slow driven.vehicle. sad rest in.peace god bless ur soul.

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  28. So sorry to hear this sad news this morning my condolences is with the family the law in st Lucia has to charge people driving without sit belt no one drive with a sit belt in st Lucia & also holding children on the laps while sitting in front of the bus with no sit belts come on people

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    • My bf always wears his seat belt whilst driving...whenever I'm on any of his vehicles even the backseat I wear it also
      Your comment about no one drives here wearing a seat belt is false

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  29. Am sorry to hear this .but y would u loose control n.knowing u have u precious daughter on boared.sorry but i.guess it's to late Lucian drivers pls for Christ sake drive with.caution this shouldn't be . First thing one should know dat u can't speed with ur family on boarded come on men.

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    • Buddy you don't need to be speeding to lose control of a vehicle. Road conditions can also be the main factor in vehicular accidents. Not all accidents it's the drivers fault or speeding..just to let you know

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    • Why would you lose control? Psshh !! If he had a choice I'm pretty sure he wouldn't. Accidents are not always caused by speeding, falling asleep or drunk driving.

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    • You such an idiot for making this comment. We're you there? It was a damm accident!

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    • 2 vehicles were racing and he tried to escape them both causing his vehicle to control so it's not like he purposely caused his daughter's death

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    • u are a jackass first thing first...so its ok to speed with someone's family on board instead??? how are u so sure that he was speeding and that the accident was not a result of swerving away to avoid incoming vehicle which was probably in his lane??? why would anyone purposely lose control of their vehicle??? if i knew your real name i would ask for your license to be revoked because of your mentality u cannot be on the roads of st lucia!!!

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    • ConSern lucian - you are such an @$$hole!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

      While u're at it, please learn to spell.

      (5)(0)
    • You were there??? Smh if you have nothing to type try not typing anything

      (4)(0)
    • Pay chew. Las bat chew enitille. Who are u to judge. It doesn't take speed to overturn. This place is prone to cattles. We know nothing of his encounter. We all must be his shoulders and sympathies should pour out in million to dad eugene for horrific loss and to his families as well as daughters close friends. I am touched by this news. .

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    • I completely understand you but did you just say why did he loose control no bodychooses to looses control of thier vehicle.whAt you should ask wAs why wasn't she wearing seatbelt

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      • Do we normally wear seatbelts in the back seat. Let’s be realistic. At least in this case.

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        • Seat belts should be worn at all times, no matter where in the vehicle you are seating front or back .. small children should be fastened in a car seat.or buckled up with the seatbelt.. that goes for all children of all ages

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    • Do you have half a brain??? How can you ask why the driver lost control knowing his daughter was on board, AS if he intentionally ran off the road to kill his child. Accidents happen, don’t be an insensitive ignorant goat!

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    • Think before you speak.

      Shut up... please shut up! Were you there to comment judgement on the man who has sadly lost his child at his own hand. Learn to spell properly too... btw.
      Try saying sorry for your loss and can I help in anyway.... or I'll be praying for you at this time of loss. So so sad.

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  30. Possibly he fell asleep

    (10)(17)
    • This road is very dangerous during rainfall. The road is covered by mud and water from the quarry causing to be very slippery; I commute this road regularly and there are times when my vehicle tends to skid due to this. I would say that was the possible cause for this accident.

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  31. He is seriously injured too.

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  32. Deepest condolences. May her soul R.I.P. This is a wake up call to all of us -- young and old -- young and old are dying alike, so use your precious life each day to love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your mind, and with all your strength, and love our neighbour as yourself. This is what is important in this precious life that we have.

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  33. Sad thing however seatbelt saves lives so sad

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  34. so sorry for ya loss bro

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  35. Be strong dad .

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  36. We need to get into the habit of practicing safety. Especially when driving with children on board...

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  37. RIP MY GIRL,when I saw you laying there I broke into tears I did not know you but when I asked you were already a legacy. Your short history have painted a picture of a dedicated youth, your story will live on, for God takes his most precious ones to be with him. Condolences goes out to you the father and your entire family, may she rest in perfect peace.

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  38. Hence why at ALL times seatbelt must be on.p

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  39. RIP my girl, when I saw you laying there I broke into tears. So young and when I asked about you, you were already a legacy. Jah takes his Angels, be blessed with him. You are in good hands, condolences to you father and your entire family. May she rest in perfect peace.

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  40. You do not need to have speed for a vehicle to overturn.

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  41. I saw that video n being a parent myself it's so painful seeing u crying n pleading be strong bro god will see u thru. Don't know what else to say to u

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  42. Docdell agree with you 100%

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  43. I'm sorry for your loss sir. I just can't imagine what could have cause the vehicle to overturn if you were not driving fast. Im guessing the child didn't have seat belts either. So sad.

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    • Some people are just so quick to judge, you have no details of the accident but you are already coming to conclusions.

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      • My thought exactly noones knows wat cause the accident but eveeyone already judge askin why he was speeding with his daughter on. boars or he felt asleep, ppl put youll self in the father's shoes wat the man is goin through right now. His daughter died right in front of him, seein the man cryin broke my heart. If u have nothin to say dnt say anythin

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    • that is very true

      (5)(7)
    • That's what we need to practice in St Lucia (sit belt). I've noticed that many people don't wear sit belt; I myself sometimes feel out of place, when I'm there wearing it and seeing babies sitting in the front sit with no belt. I've since babies sitting in their father's lap while they drive. We need to re-enforce the sit belt before driving. RIP baby girl.

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    • Speculation won't help right now.... I'm saddened by this incident.

      (24)(4)
    • You should have ended your comment after the first sentence.

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    • Crazy ass drivers again

      (0)(3)
    • Just give ur condolence, its not ur place to image whether he was fast or slow or whether she was wearing seatbeat or not.

      (4)(0)
    • This man just lost his daughter, yet here you are passing judgement without any details being provided on the cause of the accident. So sad.

      (3)(0)
    • Thanks investigator

      (0)(0)
    • Its a cold world

      You sympathising with the man or you blaming for his child's death . Make up your mind . Cold ass mf

      (4)(0)
    • A blown off tire. A cow crossing the road. He avoided an accident by swerving. Dont judge.

      (3)(0)
    • That was my first thought..still sorry for any loss of life..condolences to the family..God will comfort in this sad and painful time..Gid bless u all

      (0)(0)
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