Police officer dies

The police officer involved in a fatal accident Monday morning has died.

Constable Niven Dixon, 31, passed away Monday morning following a 7.27am accident on Shedden Road near the Cayman Free Press site.

Mr. Dixon received serious head injuries when the Jeep Wrangler he was driving flipped.

”The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service is deeply saddened by the loss of such a young officer and our condolences go out to his family,’ said Police Commissioner Buel Braggs

Police Constable Dixon joined the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service in 1999 where he worked in the Uniform Department, the Drugs Task Force and the K-9 Unit.

The RCIP is appealing for anyone who witnessed the accident, which involved the Jeep and a Cavalier.

The circumstances surrounding the accident are under investigation. Police are looking for witnesses.