Woman With $6.5 Million In Land Holdings On St. Thomas Dies In Road Accident On St. Croix
DIED IN STX: Evelyn Freund
CHRISTIANSTED — A woman with $6.5 million in land holdings in St. Thomas died in a traffic accident on St. Croix Wednesday afternoon.
Police said Evelyn Freund was a passenger in a vehicle that hit a patch of wet road and flipped over near Little Princess Road.
Freund was trapped in the car. A rescue unit arrived on the scene quickly and was able to extract her from the car with the jaws of life.
The injured woman was then transported to the Juan F. Luis Hospital where she was pronounced dead at 4:21 p.m.
The 911 Emergency Call Center alerted the Traffic Division to the accident about 1:03 p.m. on August 24.
The driver of the car Freund was in said he was going west into the curve at Little Princess Road when his vehicle skidded on wet pavement and turned over.
Another driver was going eastbound on the same stretch of road at the same time, police said.
Freund becomes the third person to die in a traffic accident on St. Croix in a 72-hour period. Two people died in road accidents on St. Croix Monday.
According to federal court documents, Freund borrowed $6.5 million from Kennedy Funding Inc. and used properties at Parcel No. 14M-1 Estate Thomas, Parcel No. 14-J Estate Thomas and Parcel No. 3A Dronningens Gade as collateral.
On Facebook, a man named Marvin Freund lists his address as Sion Farm in St. Croix.
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Marvin Freund of Sion Farm in St. Croix.