Jamaican community still trying to cope with Thruway crash

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Members of the Jamaican Joy Fellowship Christian Assemblies Church in Baychester are still trying to come to terms with the loss of their pastor and friends in Saturday?s New York State Thruway crash that killed six and injured eight.

Many say they have received calls from friends and family in Jamaica to express their condolences.

To Channis Dwyer, a church member, it is all part of being from Jamaica. "No matter where we are, we always stay connected," Dwyer said. "Family is a big deal to Jamaican people. A big, big deal."

Jamaican Prime Minister Bruce Golding, who is in New York for the U.N. General Assembly, says he plans to pay his respects to the victims.

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