updated 2/6/2011 1:42:59 PM ET 2011-02-06T18:42:59

Authorities in Jamaica say a car has hit and killed a tourist from Lexington, Kentucky, and injured his girlfriend as they were walking in the resort area of Negril.

  1. Don't miss these Travel stories
    1. Lords of the gourd compete for Punkin Chunkin honors

      With teams using more than 100 unique apparatuses to launch globular projectiles a half-mile or more, the 27th annual World Championship Punkin Chunkin event is our pick as November’s Weird Festival of the Month.

    2. Airports, airlines work hard to return your lost items
    3. Expert: Tourist hordes threaten Sistine Chapel's art
    4. MGM Grand wants Las Vegas guests to Stay Well
    5. Report: Airlines collecting $36.1B in fees this year

Jamaican police say 57-year-old Roy Anthony Stout was pronounced dead at a hospital Friday night. The woman, who hasn't been identified, was reported in critical condition Saturday.

Police on the Caribbean island say the driver has been detained and is being interviewed.

Family members told the Lexington Herald Leader that the dead man was co-owner and designer for a well-known Lexington business, Stout Printing.

His brother, Jerry Stout, said Stout and his girlfriend had arrived in Jamaica on Wednesday.

Copyright 2011 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.


Discussion comments


Most active discussions

  1. votes comments
  2. votes comments
  3. votes comments
  4. votes comments