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St. Thomas Man Charged After Hit-and-Run Incident Leaves Pedestrian in Coma

  • Staff Consortium
  • February 08, 2024

ST. THOMAS – On Wednesday, a man charged with operating a vehicle without a valid drivers license appeared in court, after police say that a Veterans Drive hit-and-run on January 1st left a pedestrian in a coma. After the incident on New Year’s Day, Durray Primus appeared at the Richard Callwood Command Traffic Investigation Bureau to provide a statement. Police then positively identified him as the operator of a red Nissan Juke that was caught on camera striking a pedestrian during the hit-and-run incident.  According to court documents, further investigation revealed that at the time of the collision, Primus did not have a valid driver’s license. The one he had when he was arrested expired in 2022, and a block placed by the Department of Justice meant he was unable to renew it, police say.  While viewing the surveillance footage, police noted that the pedestrian was wearing dark clothing with a dark jacket partially obscuring his face. The individual walked across the highway with...