Two dead, one injured as truck slam waiting shed in Kabankalan City

TWO persons were killed and another one was injured Sunday night after a dump truck hit a waiting shed in a remote village in Kabankalan City, Negros Oriental, police reports said on Monday.

Regional police commander, Chief Supt. Agrimero Cruz Jr., quoting reports identified the fatalities as Helen Elmaco, 25 and Mylen Nario, 34, both are residents of said city.

The reports said the two were on board a Fuzo truck (FDD-516) loaded with sugarcane and driven by Ramel Fuentes, 23, when the incident occured at 7:45pm at Sito Malasbalas, Brgy. Orong, Kabankalan City.

The reports said the truck suddenly went out of control and accidentally bumped a waiting shed causing fatal injuries to the two women passengers.

The truck passengers and driver were brought to the nearest hospital for treatment, but the two women were declared dead on arrival by attending physicians, reports said.

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