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3 Ecija university students die in motorcycle mishap

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3 Ecija university students die in motorcycle mishap

/ 12:28 PM November 15, 2017

SCIENCE CITY OF MUÑOZ – Three university students died in a vehicular accident involving a motorcycle and a passenger bus at 11 p.m. on Monday (Nov. 13) in Bantug village, Nueva Ecija, police said.

Josell Martin, 23; Roniel Listerio, 23; and Andrea Gamboa, 20, were riding a motorcycle when they collided into an oncoming Victory Bus bound for Cagayan province as it made a turn from the highway.

Martin and Listerio were graduating civil engineering students of the Central Luzon State University. Gamboa was a student of the privately owned Computer Training Center also at the university compound.

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The driver of the bus surrendered to the police after the incident. None of his passengers was hurt.

Martin’s parents said their son joined Listerio and Gamboa at around 6 p.m. to attend a birthday party at a neighboring village. At about 10 p.m., Martine even posted in his Facebook page a photograph of the friends making a toast.

In May, two CLSU graduating students were also killed in a motorcycle accident along the same stretch of road near the university campus. /jpv

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