A veteran police officer died in a traffic fatality this weekend. 36 year old
Inspector Floyd Reynolds suffered serious injury when the vehicle he was a passenger
in flipped over on the Southern Highway. It happened after 5:00 on Saturday
evening when Corporal Eugene Benguche and Inspector Reynolds were heading to
Reynolds was driving when he lost control of the Chevy Tracker near Big Falls
Village. The vehicle rolled over a number of times and Reynolds received major
skull trauma. Benguche received only minor injury. Both men were taken to the
Punta Gorda Hospital and because of his serious condition, Reynolds had to be
transferred to the Dangriga Hospital by ambulance but died on the way there.
Reynolds had been a police officer for 15 years and was the head of Special
Branch in Belize City. He had one daughter.