British’s Silver medallist, Mason ‘dies in motorcycle crash’

BEIJING - AUGUST 19: Germaine Mason of Great Britain receives the silver medal during the medal ceremony for the Men's High Jump Final at the National Stadium on Day 11 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 19, 2008 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Thirty-four year old, British Olympic silver medallist Germaine Mason has died in a motorcycle crash in Jamaica.

Jamaican newspaper The Gleaner says the incident occurred along the

Palisadoes main road in Kingston.
The paper added the high-jumper was heading to Kingston when he lost control of the motor bike, crashed, and died on the spot.

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