One person is dead as a result of a traffic accident in Orange Walk District. The accident happened on Sunday at Camp one Shipyard, Village in Orange Walk District and involved a white van. According to Police reports, twenty five year old Belizean Alvin Reneau was driving the van from Guinea Grass village towards Shipyard when he lost control of the van and crashed into some trees. Nineteen year old Belizean, Silvan Mencias who was seated in the passenger seat received injuries to his head. Along with Reneau and Mencias in the vehicle at the time of the accident were four other persons who were treated at the Northern Regional Hospital for minor injuries and later released. Unfortunately, Silvian Mencias succumbed to his injuries. Police investigation continues.