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Lola hit-run victim

  • Written by Zaida delos Reyes-Palanca
  • Published in Provincial
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AN old woman was killed when she was hit by a speeding vehicle the other day in Manolo Fortich, Bukidnon.

The identity of the victim was not  available as of press time.
   
The victim was declared dead on arrival at Provincial Hospital annex in Barangay San Miguel, Manolo Fortich, Bukidnon.
   
Reports reaching Camp Crame showed that the hit-and-run incident occurred at around 5 a.m. along the national road of Barangay Dalirig in the said province.
   
Residents in the area said they were awakened by a loud sound coming from the highway and when they checked it, they saw the bleeding victim.
   
The report said the victim might be crossing the highway when she was hit by an unknown vehicle.
   
Instead of helping, the vehicle’s driver just left the old woman in the highway.
   
Authorities are now conducting a follow-up investigation to arrest the suspect.